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Com-pren-a-voo? / words by N.A. Jennings ; music by John L. Golden.
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Image ID: 1704777

Com-pren-a-voo? / words by N.A. Jennings ; music by John L. Golden.  [Comprenavoo, monsieur? Ho you say? Ees it clear? [first line...] ([c1896])

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Image Title

:  Com-pren-a-voo? / words by N.A. Jennings ; music by John L. Golden.

Alternate Title(s)

: Comprenavoo, monsieur? Ho you say? Ees it clear? [first line of chorus] Title 2.) Jack and the beanstalk. Com-pren-a-voo? [uniform title] Title 3.) Let me tell to you, ma chere, of a terrible affaire. [first line]

Creator(s)

: Golden, John, 1874-1955 -- Composer
Davies, Syd -- Illustrator
Jennings, N. A. -- (Napoleon Augustus), 1856-1919 -- Lyricist

Published Date

: [c1896]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.

Notes

: Cover designed by Syd Davies. Note 2.) On cover: As sung by Marri Osborne in Jack and the beanstalk as produced by Klaw & Erlanger at the New York Casino. Cover includes photograph of Marri Osborne. Note 3.) Summary: A single French woman speaks broken English, saying how she's sailing to America but will refuse amorous advances because she wants a millionaire. She begins to refuse another man until he tells her he's a millionaire.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1896

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1704777

Record ID

: 464047

Digital Item Published

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

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