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“The Troubles of the Reuben and the Maid”

“The Troubles of the Reuben and the Maid”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “The Troubles of the Reuben and the Maid.” The lyrics were written by J. Cheever Goodwin and the music was composed by Maurice Levi. The sheet music was published by The Rogers Brothers Music Publishing Company in 1902. The cover features inset illustrations from the song, and the cover is signed by Starmer. The tune came from the musical farce “The Rogers Brothers in Harvard” that was created by John J. McNally.
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Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
Date made
Goodwin, J. Cheever
Levi, Maurice
Rogers Brothers
Place Made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 14 in x 11 in; 35.56 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
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Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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