The phrenologist coon

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The phrenologist coon
Additional title: Dat's the reason why they call me the phrenologist coon. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Of all the men of history. [first line]
Hogan, Ernest (1865-1909) (Lyricist)
Accooe, Will (d. 1904) (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Characters and characteristics
African Americans
Physical characteristics
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Caricatures of African American men.
Statement of responsibility: words by Ernest Hogan ; music by Will Accooe.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): de2e58d0-c598-012f-11e5-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • : Place
  • 1865: Creator Born
  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 1909: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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The phrenologist coon