“I Want to Be a Soldier Lady” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “I Want to Be a Soldier Lady” from the musical drama, “Sally in our Alley.” The sheet music was published by Joseph W. Stern & Co. of New York City in 1902. The song’s lyrics were composed by George Hobart and the music was composed by Ludwig Englander. The cover features an illustration of the titular character leaning over a balcony and two inset photographs of Hobart and Englander above the title, and an inset photograph of Gracie Fields, the star of the show at the bottom of the cover. The cover’s illustration is signed by John Frew.
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Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
Joseph W. Stern and Company
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 14 in x 11 in; 35.56 cm x 27.94 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center


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