“You Can't Be True, Dear”

“You Can't Be True, Dear”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “You Can't Be True, Dear.” Gerhard Ebeler wrote the original lyrics and Hal Cotton wrote the English translation. Hans Otten and Ken Griffin composed the music. The music was published by the Biltmore Music Corporation of New York City in 1948. The brown cover features a triangular pattern with an inset photograph of singer Ken Griffin who would have performed and recorded the song.
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Object Name
sheet music
date made
Biltmore Music Corp.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 11 3/4 in x 8 3/4 in; 29.845 cm x 22.225 cm
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Sheet Music
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National Museum of American History
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