“So Am I”


This sheet music is for the song “So Am I,” with lyrics by Ira Gershwin and the music by George Gershwin. The music was published by Harms, Inc. in New York, New York in1924. The cover features a purple and blue design, with an illustration of two butterflies flying around the central purple circle.

”So Am I” was featured in the Broadway musical Lady, Be Good, with music by George Gershwin, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and story written by Guy Bolten and Fred Thompson. Lady Be Good opened on Broadway at the Liberty Theatre on December 1, 1924, with a run of 330 performances. This was the first Broadway collaboration for Ira and George Gershwin.

Publishing Date: 1924

Composer: Gershwin, GeorgeLyricist: Gershwin, IraPublisher: Harms, Inc.

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: 1983.0313.02Accession Number: 1983.0313Catalog Number: 1983.0313.02

Object Name: sheet music

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-6508-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_670691

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