"The Song Without a Name" Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song "The Song Without a Name" was written and composed by Benee Russell and sung by Rudy Vallee. This fox trot was published by the Radio Music Company Inc. of New York, New York, in the 1930's. The cover notes that the song is “The prize-winning song in the Song of the Year Contest conducted by the N.Y. Evening Graphic. “ The red, white, and blue cover has a photograph of Rudy Vallee in the background, with a cartoon image of a pianist playing a grand piano in the foreground.
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Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
Date made
lyricist; composer
Russell, Benee
depicted; performing artist
Vallee, Rudy
Leo Feist, Inc.
Radio Music Company Inc.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 12 1/4 in x 9 in; 31.115 cm x 22.86 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
Song of the Year Contest
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Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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