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Title
We'll never eat
Additional title: Girl from up there. We'll never eat. [uniform title]
Additional title: I'll marry you tomorrow or I'll marry you today. [first line of song]
Additional title: We'll never eat, we'll never drink, we'll never read, we'll never think. [first line of chorus]
Names
Morton, Hugh, 1865-1916 (Lyricist)
Kerker, Gustave, 1857-1923 (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Place: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Marriage
Humorous songs
Musicals
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover design [first name Malcolm, remainder of name illegible] shows drawing of a woman in an elegant dress.
Content: On cover: Songs from The girl from up there, as produced by Charles Frohman's Co. with Edna May.
Content: Summary: duet between Olga and Smiley in which they forsee how their married life would be.
Statement of responsibility: words by Hugh Morton ; music by Gustave Kerker
Date: Copyright date: 1901
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5dcd2110-c599-012f-526f-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
  • 1901: Issued
  • 1916: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "We'll never eat" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/97da2a0e-c5c3-fd59-e040-e00a180672cf

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "We'll never eat" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/97da2a0e-c5c3-fd59-e040-e00a180672cf

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). We'll never eat Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/97da2a0e-c5c3-fd59-e040-e00a180672cf

Wikipedia Citation

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We'll never eat