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My Sunday Girl
Additional title: Eyes like the stars above, cheeks like the rose. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Man in the Moon. My Sunday girl. [uniform title]
Additional title: When Sunday comes, my day of rest, I sing a jubilee. [first line of song]
Kerker, Gustave, 1857-1923 (Composer)
Stange, Stanislaus, 1862-1917 (Lyricist)
Harrison, Louis, 1859-1936 (Lyricist)
McDonald, Christie, 1875-1962 (Singer)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Place: [New York]
Publisher: George W. Lederer
Library locations
Music Division
Man-woman relationships
Sexual attraction
Content: Cover design includes two photographs of Christie MacDonald, and a drawing of a woman wearing Sunday clothes.
Content: On cover: As sung by Christie MacDonald in the Man in the moon at the New York Theatre.
Content: Published as the musical supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser, July 9, 1899, pp. 9-12.
Content: Summary: The narrator is entranced by his girlfriend whom he takes out on Sundays.
Statement of responsibility: words by Stanislaus Stange & Louis Harrison ; music by Gustave Kerker.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4d155750-c595-012f-735b-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

  • 1857: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1923: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My Sunday Girl" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My Sunday Girl" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 23, 2020.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). My Sunday Girl Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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My Sunday Girl