[Sheet music]: Lazy Song

Cincinnati, Ohio: The Willis Music Company, (circa 1922).

Price: $125.00

Softcover. Later printing. Quarto. Single bifolium with a single sheet insert making six pages. Light toning and rubbing to the exterior, else near fine. For medium voice and piano (key of G). Plate number W.M.Co. 3965-4. The back cover features samples of "Baby Dear," "On Life's Highway," "Four and Twenty Snowflakes," and "Old Gardens." 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 #506588

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Item #506588 [Sheet music]: Lazy Song. Paul Laurence DUNBAR, music by Corinne Moore Lawson.