“Go On and Coax Me”

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.

Date Made: 1904

Lyricist: Sterling, Andrew B.Composer: Von Tilzer, HarryPublisher: Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing 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: 1983.0424.184Accession Number: 1983.0424Catalog Number: 1983.0424.184

Object Name: sheet music

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 13 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in; 34.925 cm x 27.305 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-f406-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_670998

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