“I Want to Be in Dixie”

Description (Brief):

This sheet music is for the song “I Want to Be in Dixie” that was written and composed by Irving Berlin and Ted Snyder. The song was published in 1912 by the Waterson, Berlin, & Snyder Company. The cover has an illustration of a man looking across a river at a low sun silhouetting a steam boat going down the river. The illustration is signed by Gene Buck in the lower left hand corner. The cover also features an inset photograph of Lillian Jeanette in the lower right, who would have performed the song in her routine.

Date Made: 1912

Composer: Berlin, IrvingSnyder, TedPublisher: Ted Snyder Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1983.0424.075Accession Number: 1983.0424Catalog Number: 1983.0424.075

Object Name: sheet music

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 13 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 34.29 cm x 26.67 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-e74d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_670929

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