“Go On and Coax Me” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Go On and Coax Me.” Andrew B. Sterling wrote the lyrics to the song and Harry Von Tilzer composed the music. The Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Company of New York City published this sheet music in 1904. The cover features an illustration of a coquettish young girl in a forest, signed by Jenkins. There is an inset photograph of Beatrice Rennier and Elsie Gourdier in the lower right of the cover. The duo would have featured the song in their vaudeville performances. There is also an inset photo of Harry Von Tilzer at the bottom of the cover.
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Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
Sterling, Andrew B.
Von Tilzer, Harry
Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 13 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in; 34.925 cm x 27.305 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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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