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I'm a poor unhappy maid

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Title
I'm a poor unhappy maid
Additional title: Mr. Bluebeard. I'm a poor unhappy maid. Vocal score.
Names
Jerome, William (1865-1932) (Lyricist)
Starmer (Illustrator)
Schwartz, Jean (1878-1956) (Composer)
Collection

Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television (M.C. file)

Sheet music, 1903.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1903
Place: New York
Publisher: Shapiro, Bernstein
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Mr. Bluebeard, 1903)
Genres
sheet music
Scores
Notes
Content: Additional lyrics on p. 5.
Content: As introduced by Eddie Foy in Klaw & Erlanger's great production 'Mr. Bluebeard'--Cover.
Content: Caption title.
Content: Cover illustrated by Starmer.
Content: Cover photographs of Eddie Foy, lyricist William Jerome, and composer Jean Schwartz.
Content: First line of chorus: I'm a poor unhappy maid.
Content: First line of text: Behold a poor unhappy maid.
Content: For voice and piano.
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Funding: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: words by William Jerome ; music by Jean Schwartz.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (3 p.) : ill. ; 36 cm.
Center seam torn; edges frayed and torn; corner repaired with tape.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG99-C863
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14693339
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): adf778c0-c5fe-012f-4234-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 1903: Created
  • 1932: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I'm a poor unhappy maid" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1903. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/70807c7b-f139-4642-e040-e00a180629c2

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I'm a poor unhappy maid" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/70807c7b-f139-4642-e040-e00a180629c2

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1903). I'm a poor unhappy maid Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/70807c7b-f139-4642-e040-e00a180629c2

Wikipedia Citation

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