“It Must Have Been Svengali in Disguise”

“It Must Have Been Svengali in Disguise”

Description (Brief)
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.
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Object Name
sheet music
date made
Von Tilzer, Harry
Bryan, Vincent P.
Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 12 1/4 in x 10 in; 31.115 cm x 25.4 cm
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National Museum of American History
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