“Peg O' My Heart” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
The sheet music for the song, “Peg of My Heart,” was written by Alfred Bryan and composed by Fred Fisher. The sheet music was published by Leo Feist Inc., of New York, New York in 1913. The song was “written around J. Hartley Manners wonderful character ‘Peg’ in Oliver Morosco’s production of the comedy ‘Peg o’ My Heart’ at the Cort Theatre N.Y. , Dedicated to the Star, Miss Laurette Taylor.” The cover features an image of Laurette Taylor seated with a trunk on her lap, cradling a small dog.
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
date made
Bryan, Alfred
Fisher, Fred
Taylor, Laurette
Leo Feist, Inc.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 13 1/4 in x 10 1/2 in; 33.655 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of William Jerry Eagle

Visitor Comments

11/3/2016 12:11:31 AM
Thomas Duffy
I play the saxophone and have been asked by my wife to play Peg of My Heart for her mother's 100th birthday party. Her name is Charlet (which she never liked) but her diseased husband called her Peg, after the song.
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