"Let a Smile Be Your Umbrella (On a Rainy Day)"

"Let a Smile Be Your Umbrella (On a Rainy Day)"

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This sheet music is for the song “Let A Smile Be Your Umbrella (On a Rainy Day),” with words by Irving Kahal and Francis Wheeler and music by Sammy Fair. It was published by Waterson, Berlin and Snyder Co. in New York, New York in 1927. The cover features an inset image of Arthur Gutou feature organist of the Michigan Theatre in Detroit, Michigan.

The cover art for this sheet music was made by American artist and designer Albert Wilfred Barbelle (1887-1957). With a prolific career spanning over forty years, Barbelle created numerous works of cover art for sheet music and albums.

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Object Name
sheet music
publishing date
Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co.
place made
United States: Kentucky, 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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