"April Showers"


This sheet music is for the song “April Showers,” with Lyrics by B. D. DeSylva and music by Louis Silvers. It was published by Sunshine Music Company, Inc. in New York, New York in 1921. This song was featured in the Broadway musical Bombo, with book and lyrics by Harold R. Atteridge and music by Sigmund Romberg, which opened on October 6, 1921 at the Jolson Theatre and starred Al Jolson and Janet Adair. There is an image of American singer, comedian, and actor Al Jolson (1886-1950) on the cover.

Publishing Date: 1921

Depicted (Sitter): Jolson, AlPublisher: Sunshine Music Co., Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York

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Related Publication: Norton, Richard C.. Chronology of American Musical Theater Volume II (1912-1952)

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1984.0458.04Accession Number: 1984.0458Catalog Number: 1984.0458.04

Object Name: sheet music

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 12 in x 8 in; 30.48 cm x 20.32 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-fc4f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_680766

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