“If He Can Fight Like He Can Love, Good Night, Germany!”

“If He Can Fight Like He Can Love, Good Night, Germany!”

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “If He Can Fight Like He Can Love, Good Night, Germany!” The lyrics were written by Grant Clarke and Howard E. Rogers, and the music was composed by George Wimeyer. The sheet music was published by Leo Feist Inc. of New York, New York in 1918. The cover features a grey background with four red roses growing up from a green ground. There is a photograph of Ray Samuels in the center of the cover. This sheet music was a “War Edition,” printed on a smaller sheet to help conserve paper for the war effort.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
date made
1918
lyricist
Clarke, Grant
Rogers, Howard E.
composer
Meyer, George W.
singer
Samuels, Ray
publisher
Feist, Leo
Place Made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 1/2 in x 7 in; 26.67 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
1982.0736.04
accession number
1982.0736
catalog number
1982.0736.04
Credit Line
Gift of Janice Plowman
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Great nostalgia.

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