"Then Came the Dawn"

"Then Came the Dawn"

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This sheet music is for the song “Then Came the Dawn,” with words by Al Dubin and music by Harry Warren. It was published by Gene Austin, Inc. in New York, New York in 1928. The cover features an image of American singer and songwriter Gene Austin, who recorded this song on Victor 21564.

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.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
publishing date
1928
composer
Warren, Harry
publisher
Gene Austin, Inc.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9 in x 12 in; 22.86 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
1986.0315.05
accession number
1986.0315
catalog number
1986.0315.05
Credit Line
Gift of Roger B. White
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