“The Voice of the Violet” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “The Voice of the Violet” from the play “Old Limerick Town.” Chauncey Olcott wrote the lyrics and composed the music for “Old Limerick Town,” and Olcott’s manager Augustus Pitou wrote the play for him. M. Witmark and Sons of New York City published the sheet music in 1902. The green cover has a full-length cutout image of Chauncey Olcott, who performed the lead role of Neil O’Brien in the play.
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
Olcott, Chauncey
M. Witmark & Sons
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 14 in x 10 3/4 in; 35.56 cm x 27.305 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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