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Lulu Walzer
Additional title: Lulu valse
Coote, Charles, Jr. (Composer)
André, Johann, 1741-1799 (Publisher)

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1870 - 1879 (Approximate)
Place: Offenbach a/M [Offenbach am Main (Germany)]
Place: London
Publisher: J. Williams
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Anon Lul 1
Hunt, Sam, aerialist
Female impersonators -- 19th century
Piano music
Sheet music covers
Statement of responsibility: speciell für Lulu componirt und ihr gewidmet von Charles Coote Junr.
Caption title.
Numbering: Pl. no. : 12008. 4 Hd.
At head of title: Played nightly during her marvellous performances. Allabendlich während ihrer wunderbaren Vorstellungen gespielt.
Op. 17.
Acquisition: Gift; Lillian Moore.
Biographical/historical: The aerialist Lulu, who first won fame in London in the 1870s, was actually a female impersonator named Sam Hunt. This waltz was specially created and dedicated to her/him.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : chromolithograph ; 35 x 27 cm. + music score (16 p.)
Sheet music cover illustration depicting the performer known as Lulu, dressed in a brief costume, hovering in midair amid clouds and a crescent moon.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 825114501
Publisher-assigned music number: 12008. 4 Hd. : Joh. André
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758852
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 69ea8880-b0d1-0133-d0d2-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1870: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Lulu Walzer" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1870 - 1879.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Lulu Walzer" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1870 - 1879). Lulu Walzer Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Lulu Walzer