“Forget-Me-Not Waltzes” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Oscar Wilde Forget Me Not Waltz.” It was written and composed by Miss Amy Henry and published by W. A. Evans and Brothers of Boston, Massachusetts in 1900. The cover features an illustrated portrait of Oscar Wilde in an oval surrounded by sunflowers and lilies. Wilde was very popular around this time, and underwent an American speaking tour in 1882 that was very popular, and a few different songs were written about him during his time in the limelight.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
leaflet
sheet music
date made
1900
referenced
Wilde, Oscar
composer
Henry, Amy
publisher
Evans and Brothers
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 10 3/4 in; 35.56 cm x 27.305 cm
ID Number
1982.0440.35
accession number
1982.0440
catalog number
1982.0440.35
subject
Music
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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