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

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: Shapiro, Bernstein & Von Tilzer
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Women -- Africa
Hottentot (Name)
Khoikhoi (African people)
Love
Betrothal
Man-woman relationships
Sexual attraction
Genres
Scores
Notes
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
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b12fabc0-c598-012f-fbfa-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My lady Hottentot" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9542f165-74aa-422e-e040-e00a18063bee

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My lady Hottentot" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 11, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9542f165-74aa-422e-e040-e00a18063bee

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). My lady Hottentot Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9542f165-74aa-422e-e040-e00a18063bee

Wikipedia Citation

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My lady Hottentot