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My lady Hottentot
Additional title: In Africa there lives a queen. [first line]
Additional title: She is my lady Hottentot. [first line of chorus]
Jerome, William (1865-1932) (Lyricist)
Von Tilzer, Harry (1872-1946) (Composer)
Blondell, Ed (b. 1869) (Singer)
Blondell, Kathryn (b. 1884) (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: Shapiro, Bernstein & Von Tilzer
Library locations
Music Division
Women -- Africa
Hottentot (Name)
Khoikhoi (African people)
Man-woman relationships
Sexual attraction
Sheet music
Content: On cover: An African woman in African dress. [illustration]
Content: On cover: Photograph of the Blondells.
Statement of responsibility: words by William Jerome ; music by Harry Von Tilzer.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b12fabc0-c598-012f-fbfa-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1865: Creator Born
  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 1932: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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My lady Hottentot