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Nancy Hogan's ball
Additional title: Oh, list' and I will tell to you an anecdote that's really true. [first line]
Additional title: Telephone girl. Nancy Hogan's ball. [uniform title]
Additional title: When the band began to play the latest march by Mike Sousay. [first line of chorus]
Wagner, J. H. (Lyricist)
Morton, Hugh, 1865-1916 (Lyricist)
Kerker, Gustave, 1857-1923 (Composer)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co. ; Francis, Day & Hunter
Library locations
Music Division
Balls (Parties)
Songs, Irish
Content: On cover: The great musical success as produced as the New York Casino, Geo. W. Lederer and Geo. B. McLellan managers....staged by Geo. W. Lederer.
Content: On cover: Words by Hugh Morton; on caption: words by J. H. Wagner.
Content: Cover includes drawing of a woman in a long red dress talking on the telephone. Initials of designer by her left foot.
Content: Dealer's stamp on cover: H. A. French, music dealer, Nashville, Tenn.
Statement of responsibility: words by Hugh Morton ; music by Gustave Kerker.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8fc36900-c58f-012f-4a70-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Nancy Hogan's ball" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Nancy Hogan's ball" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2020.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894). Nancy Hogan's ball Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Nancy Hogan's ball