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Title
Teach me how to kiss, dear
Additional title: Teach me how to kiss, dear. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: To be the toy of a bold, bad boy. [first line]
Names
Morton, Hugh, 1865-1916 (Lyricist)
Kerker, Gustave, 1857-1923 (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Place: New york
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Kissing
Sexual behavior
Flirting
Musicals
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: The Belle of New York. [musical]
Statement of responsibility: words by Hugh Morton ; music by Gustave Kerker.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0058a990-c594-012f-468a-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

  • 1865: Creator Born
  • 1898: Issued
  • 1916: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Teach me how to kiss, dear" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f1cf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Teach me how to kiss, dear" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f1cf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898). Teach me how to kiss, dear Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f1cf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Teach me how to kiss, dear