“The Troubles of the Reuben and the Maid” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “The Troubles of the Reuben and the Maid.” The lyrics were written by J. Cheever Goodwin and the music was composed by Maurice Levi. The sheet music was published by The Rogers Brothers Music Publishing Company in 1902. The cover features inset illustrations from the song, and the cover is signed by Starmer. The tune came from the musical farce “The Rogers Brothers in Harvard” that was created by John J. McNally.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
Date made
1902
lyricist
Goodwin, J. Cheever
composer
Levi, Maurice
publisher
Rogers Brothers
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 11 in; 35.56 cm x 27.94 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
1983.0424.051
accession number
1983.0424
catalog number
1983.0424.051
subject
Music
Judaism
Religion
Humor
Prejudice
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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