“I Wonder What's Become of Sally”

“I Wonder What's Become of Sally”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “I Wonder What's Become of Sally” with lyrics written by Jack Yellen and music composed by Milton Ager. Ager, Yellen, and Bornstein Inc. of New York City published this sheet music in 1924. The cover’s illustration is signed by Perrer, and there is an inset photograph of Gus Van and Joe Schenck in the center of the cover. Van & Schenck were a vaudevillian singer and comedy duo who were very popular in the early 20th century.
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Object Name
sheet music
date made
Ager, Yellen & Bornstein Inc.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
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National Museum of American History
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I found a piece of sheet music that appears to be old, that looks very similar to the one in the picture, however there is only one man (the one on the right of this picture). The Picture I have has a signature on it by an "Isabelle Burner" or "Isabelle Burrer". Can anyone tell me something about this? Or who "Isabelle" is in relation to "i wonder what's beecom of Sally"

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