“Whispering” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Whispering.” The lyrics were written by Malvin Schonberger and the music was composed by John Schonberger. The music was published by Sherman, Clay & Co of San Francisco, California in 1920. The cover features an illustration of a man and a woman, with the woman fanning herself and the man leaning in to whisper something in her ear.
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Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
Date made
Schonberger, John
Schonberger, Malvin
Sherman, Clay and Co.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
Place Made
United States: California, San Francisco
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
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Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Janice Plowman

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