“I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles”

“I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles”

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles.” The song was written and composed by Jaan Kenbrovin and John William Kellette and published by Jerome H. Remick and Co. in 1919. “Jaan Kenbrovin” is actually a pseudonym for the writing group of James Kendis, James Brockman, and Nat Vincent. The cover features a blue center with a brown frame, and an illustration of American silent film actress June Caprice in the center surrounded by floating soap bubbles. The song was a major Tin Pan Alley hit, and even became the club anthem of the English Premier League team West Ham United.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
date made
1919
composer
Kellette, John William
Kenbrovin, Jaan
publisher
Jerome H. Remick & Co.
Place Made
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/4 in x 9 in; 31.115 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
1982.0736.06
accession number
1982.0736
catalog number
1982.0736.06
Credit Line
Gift of Janice Plowman
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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