“Hiawatha” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Hiawatha,” that was written and composed by Neil Moret. The Whitney Warner Publishing Company of Detroit, Michigan published the sheet music in 1902. The black cover has a central illustration of seated Indian woman. The song became extremely popular in the United States during the early 20th century, helping to set off a trend of “Indian songs.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
1902
publisher
Whitney-Warner Publishing Co.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in; 34.925 cm x 27.305 cm
ID Number
1983.0424.089
accession number
1983.0424
catalog number
1983.0424.089
subject
Music
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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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