“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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
sheet music
date made
composer; lyricist
Cantor, Eddie
Tobias, Charlie
Durante, Jimmy
Tobias and Lewis
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 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

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