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Source:   Sheet music, 1896

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Baby, baby / words by Hugh Morton ;  music by Gustave Kerker.

Image ID: 1704421

Baby, baby / words by Hugh Morton ; music by Gustave Kerker.  [Baby, baby, that is the name I love. [first line of chorus]] ([c1896])

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Image Title

:  Baby, baby / words by Hugh Morton ; music by Gustave Kerker.

Alternate Title(s)

: Baby, baby, that is the name I love. [first line of chorus] Title 2.) Lady Slavey. Baby, baby. [uniform title] Title 3.) Lovers are silly young things, you know, and I am as silly as any. [first line]


: Kerker, Gustave, 1857-1923 -- Composer
Morton, Hugh, 1865-1916 -- Lyricist

Additional Name(s)

: Shamberg, Flora -- Owner

Published Date

: [c1896]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.


: Cover includes a drawing of a woman dressed as a housekeeper carrying a feather duster and pan. The upper portion of the cover is enveloped in a huge feather duster. Note 2.) Cover includes a list of songs in the musical The lady slavey. Note 3.) On cover: As produced by Canary and Lederer at the N.Y. Casino. Note 4.) Signature of former owner on cover at top right: Flora Shamberg. Note 5.) Summary: The narrator has been engaged twice but loves to be called baby.


: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1896


: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Music Division

Digital ID

: 1704421

Record ID

: 464016

Digital Item Published

: 11-5-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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