“The Voice of the Violet”

“The Voice of the Violet”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “The Voice of the Violet” from the play “Old Limerick Town.” Chauncey Olcott wrote the lyrics and composed the music for “Old Limerick Town,” and Olcott’s manager Augustus Pitou wrote the play for him. M. Witmark and Sons of New York City published the sheet music in 1902. The green cover has a full-length cutout image of Chauncey Olcott, who performed the lead role of Neil O’Brien in the play.
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Object Name
sheet music
date made
Olcott, Chauncey
M. Witmark & Sons
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 14 in x 10 3/4 in; 35.56 cm x 27.305 cm
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National Museum of American History
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