“Somewhere There Are Thousand Broken Hearts”

“Somewhere There Are Thousand Broken Hearts”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Somewhere There Are Thousand Broken Hearts” that was written by A. Rossi and composed by T. Acciani. The Fred G. Heberlein Company of New York City published the sheet music in 1916. The cover has an illustration of a soldier walking through underbrush on the left side, and an illustration of a naval officer operating a machine gun on the right side. There is a heart-shaped photograph of Emily Gordon in the middle of the cover, who featured the song in her performances.
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Object Name
sheet music
date made
Gordon, Emily
Fred G. Heberlein
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 14 in x 11 in; 35.56 cm x 27.94 cm
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Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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