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“There's a Little Star Shining for You”

“There's a Little Star Shining for You”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song "There's A Little Star Shining for You" was written by James Thornton and composed by Bonnie Thornton. The music was published by Jos. Stern and Co. of New York, New York in 1897, and appeared as a supplement to the “Sunday World” on February 13, 1898. The cover was white with red text, and features a pencil-drawn illustration of Bonnie Thorton in a circular frame in the center, with a star shining its beams on the upper left portion of the cover.
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Object Name
sheet music
Date made
date made
Thornton, Bonnie
Thornton, James
Joseph W. Stern and Company
Place Made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 13 5/16 in x 11 in; 33.8455 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
accession number
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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My wife sings part of this song to our granddaughter but would like the whole lyric if anyone knows it.

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