[Sheet music]: Who Knows?

New York: M. Witmark & Sons, [circa 1916].

Price: $45.00

Softcover. Later printing. Folio. Two nested bifoliums making eight pages. Outer bifolium separated at the fold, separating a bit at the bottom of the fold of the inner bifolium, toning, and light edgewear, still a good and complete copy. For voice and piano (key of E flat). Plate impression "M.W. & Sons 8869-4." Features a sample of "There's a Long, Long Trail" by Stoddard King and Zo Elliot, as well as "My Rosary for You," "Mother Machree," "A Little Bit of Heaven: Shure They Call It Ireland," "When Irish Eyes are Smiling," and "That's an Irish Lullaby." Paul Laurence Dunbar is an important African American literary figure, remembered in part for writing the lyrics for the landmark musical, *In Dahomey*, which according to historian Gerald Bordman, was "the first full-length musical written and played by blacks to be performed at a major Broadway house."

Item #505338

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Item #505338 [Sheet music]: Who Knows? Paul Laurence DUNBAR, words by, music by Ernest R. Ball.