“It Must Have Been Svengali in Disguise”


This sheet music for the song “It Must Have Been Svengali in Disguise” was written by Vincent Bryan and composed by Harry von Tilzer. The music was published by the Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co. of New York, New York in 1902. The music was from the show “The Wild Rose,” and appeared as a supplement to the “New York American and Journal” on Sunday, November 9, 1902. The cover is divided in half with one side featuring a photograph of vaudevillian actor Eddie Foy being hugged by a woman, the other side is an illustration of a tall sinister man, intended to be Svengali.

Publishing Date: 1902

Composer: Von Tilzer, HarryLyricist: Bryan, Vincent P.Publisher: Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1982.0440.24Accession Number: 1982.0440Catalog Number: 1982.0440.24

Object Name: sheet music

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 12 1/4 in x 10 in; 31.115 cm x 25.4 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-b8b4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_663700

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