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“Au Revoir, but Not Good-Bye (Soldier Boy)”

“Au Revoir, but Not Good-Bye (Soldier Boy)”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Au Revoir, but Not Good-Bye (Soldier Boy).” The song’s lyrics were written by Lew Brown and the music was composed by Albert Von Tilzer. The sheet music was published by the Broadway Music Corporation of New York, New York in 1917. The cover has a central illustration of a soldier clasping hands and gazing into the eyes of a woman in a white dress, with a large red heart between them.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
Date made
1917
composer
Von Tilzer, Albert
lyricist
Brown, Lew
publisher
Broadway Music Corporation
Place Made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 3/4 in x 10 1/2 in; 34.925 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
1983.0424.074
accession number
1983.0424
catalog number
1983.0424.074
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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