“So Am I”

“So Am I”

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This sheet music is for the song “So Am I,” with lyrics by Ira Gershwin and the music by George Gershwin. The music was published by Harms, Inc. in New York, New York in1924. The cover features a purple and blue design, with an illustration of two butterflies flying around the central purple circle.

”So Am I” was featured in the Broadway musical Lady, Be Good, with music by George Gershwin, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and story written by Guy Bolten and Fred Thompson. Lady Be Good opened on Broadway at the Liberty Theatre on December 1, 1924, with a run of 330 performances. This was the first Broadway collaboration for Ira and George Gershwin.

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Object Name
sheet music
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Gershwin, George
Gershwin, Ira
Harms, Inc.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
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