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Title
The lady with the auburn hair
Additional title: I used to know a gal who had a kinky wooly head as black as a raven's wing [First line of song]
Names
Dreyfus, Max (1874-1964) (Composer)
Sterling, Andrew B (b. 1874) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Older African American women
Suicide
Hair
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover illustration features an African American woman with a pot of red paint falling on her head.
Statement of responsibility: words by Andrew B. Sterling ; music by Max Dreyfus.
Date: Copyright date: 1899
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f9f295f0-c594-012f-f248-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1874: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1964: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The lady with the auburn hair" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebdb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The lady with the auburn hair" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 26, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebdb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). The lady with the auburn hair Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebdb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The lady with the auburn hair