“So Am I” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “So Am I,” from the musical “Lady Be Good.” The lyrics to the song were written by Ira Gershwin, and the music was written by George Gershwin. The music was published by Harms, Inc. in 1924. The cover features a purple and blue design, with an illustration of two butterflies flying around the central purple circle. “Lady Be Good” was the first collaboration of the Gershwin Brothers.
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
Gershwin, George
Gershwin, Ira
Harms, Inc.
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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