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Source:   Sheet music, 1897


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Àl là gà zam / words by Monroe H. Rosenfeld ; music by Theo. A. Metz.
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Àl là gà zam / words by Monroe H. Rosenfeld ; music by Theo. A. Metz.  [A Zulu coon of great renown came over here one day. [first l...] (c1897)

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Image Title

:  Àl là gà zam / words by Monroe H. Rosenfeld ; music by Theo. A. Metz.

Alternate Title(s)

: A Zulu coon of great renown came over here one day. [first line] Title 2.) Àlàgàzam was all dis Zulu coon could say and then he'd walk but wouldn't talk. [first line of chorus] Title 3.) Àlàgàzam. [alternative title]

Creator(s)

: Metz, Theodore A., 1848-1936  -- Lyricist
Rosenfeld, Monroe H. -- Lyricist

Published Date

: c1897

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 score (6 p.) ; 33 cm.

Notes

: On cover: Zulu march song and chorus. Note 2.) Summary: A Zulu man immigrates to the United States and meets with an African American musical band but can only speak the word "Àlàgàzam"; they try to teach him English but all he said was that word as he played the bass drum; one day another Zulu immigrant thinks he recognizes the first, but the first is only able to respond with Àllàgàzam.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1897

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1255552

Record ID

: 464365

Digital Item Published

: 4-2-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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