“A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody”

“A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody”

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody” from the 1919 revue “Ziegfeld Follies.” Irving Berlin wrote the lyrics and composed the music to the song, and Irving Berlin Inc. of New York City published this sheet music in 1919. The cover features an illustrated image of a member of the chorus for the Ziegfeld Follies revue called a “Ziegfeld Girl.” The artist Henry Clive signed the illustration in the lower left.
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Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
Date made
Berlin, Irving
Irving Berlin, Inc.
Place Made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 12 1/4 in x 9 in; 31.115 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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