“If the World Were Full of Durantes” Sheet Music

“If the World Were Full of Durantes” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song “If the World Were Full of Durantes” was written by Eddie Cantor and Charlie Tobias. The sheet music was published by Tobias and Lewis of New York, New York in 1951. The cover features a dark red and white collage of photos of Jimmy Durante. Durante was an early American multi-media star, performing in vaudeville, radio, stage, television, and movies from the 1920s-1960s.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1951
composer; lyricist
Cantor, Eddie
Tobias, Charlie
performer
Durante, Jimmy
publisher
Tobias and Lewis
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
1981.0121.01
accession number
1981.0121
catalog number
1981.0121.01
Credit Line
Gift of Jimmy Durante Children's Fund (through Robert Romano)
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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