"Lay Me Where the Birds Are Singing" Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Lay Me Where the Birds are Singing,” which was published around 1880 by F. A. Cotharin in New York, New York. Cotharin produced a journal called Musical Album, in which he would publish various musical pieces. The cover of this sheet music features an illustrated portrait of Florence Rice Knox, a popular singer at the time whose image was used to sell this music.
Currently not on view
Date made
ca 1900
Woodside, Lura
associated person
Clarke, Herman D.
F. A. Cotharin
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 14 in x 11 in; 35.56 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of C. Malcolm Watkins
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Data Source
National Museum of American History


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