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“Row-Row-Row”

“Row-Row-Row”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Row-Row-Row.” William Jerome wrote the lyrics and Jimmie V. Monaco composed the music to the song. The sheet music was published by the Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Company of New York City in 1912. Lillian Lorraine introduced the song in the annual revue show “Ziegfeld Follies” that Florenz Ziegfeld produced. The cover features an illustration of a Ziegfeld girl holding a hat box with miniature dancers flying out of it, and the cover is signed by illustrator Gene Buck.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
Date made
1912
lyricist
Jerome, William
composer
Monaco, James V.
publisher
Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co.
Place Made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 10 1/2 in; 35.56 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
1983.0424.098
accession number
1983.0424
catalog number
1983.0424.098
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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