"I've Told Every Little Star"

"I've Told Every Little Star"

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This sheet music is for the song “I’ve Told Every Little Star,” with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and music by Jerome Kern. It was published by T. B. Harms Company in New York, New York in 1932.

"I've Told Every Little Star" was featured in the musical, Music in the Air, with lyrics and book by Oscar Hammerstein II and music by Jerome Kern. Music in the Air opened on Broadway at the Alvin Theatre on November 8, 1932.

The cover art for this sheet music was made by American artists Benjamin “Jorj” Harris (1904-1957) and Georgette Harris (1902-1963). The couple was known for their airbrush art and Art Deco style.

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Object Name
sheet music
publishing date
Hammerstein II, Oscar
Kern, Jerome
T. B. Harms Company
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
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Roger B. White
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