“Navajo” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song “Navajo” was written by Harry Williams and composed by Egbert Vanalstyne. The sheet music was published by Shapiro, Remick and Company of New York, New York in 1903 in conjunction with the success of the musical comedy “Nancy Brown.” The song is parenthetically titled “Navaho, Who is so different from all others” and was sung by Marie Cahill, a very popular vaudeville performer whose full length portrait is on the cover, carrying a handbag with the initials “NB.”
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
date made
ca 1900
Williams, Harry
Cahill, Marie
Vanalstyne, Egbert
Shapiro, Remick and Company
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 14 in x 11 in; 35.56 cm x 27.94 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
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

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