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Beautiful Arizona
Additional title: Fiddle-dee-dee.
Additional title: Quo vass iss.
Smith, Edgar (1857-1938) (Lyricist)
Stromberg, John (1853-1902) (Composer)

Published music

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1900
Place: New York
Publisher: M. Witmark
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 99-315
Songs with piano
sheet music
Sheet music covers
Content: Weber & Fields new burlesque productions 'Fiddle-dee-dee' and 'Quo vass iss'--Cover.
Content: As introduced in the burlesque on 'Arizona'--Top of cover.
Content: First line of chorus: Beautiful Arizona, state of the sizzling flint.
Content: First line of text: I looked up Arizona one day on the map.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Sung by De Wolf Hopper--Lower left of cover, printed left of a cameo photograph labelled De Wolf Hopper.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Content: Cameo photographs of Jos. Weber and L.M. Fields in upper left of cover.
Content: Caption title.
Content: Covers separated; edges frayed.
Statement of responsibility: words by Edgar Smith ; music by John Stromberg.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (3 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14661857
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 00877ba0-c642-012f-eeed-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1857: Creator Born
  • 1900: Created
  • 1938: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Beautiful Arizona" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Beautiful Arizona" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 17, 2019.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1900). Beautiful Arizona Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Beautiful Arizona