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Sheet Music: Gus Edwards

 Item
Identifier: B367.03.0006.0031

Overview

Gus Edwards (18 August 1879 – 7 November 1945) was an American songwriter and vaudevillian

Dates

  • 1920s-1950s

Physical Description

Sheet music booklet for "Wonderful You: Specially written songs from Gus Edwards' Annual Song Revue. Lyrics by Will D. Cobb, Music by Gus Edwards." A black and white photo of Gus Edwards that has been touched up with pink is in the center of the cover page, which is light pink with a white margin. 16 black and white photos of women line the edges. 4 pages of music for voice and piano are inside the booklet with an advertisement for Edward B. Marks Music Co on the back. The inscription by Gus Edwards is at the bottom of the cover page. A double-sided sheet of music for "Bend, Sister, Bend!" by Alice Simms is also included.

Rights and Usage Statement

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Extent

From the Collection: 8.0 Linear Feet (7 containers)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Poor 9.5 x 12 in.

Physical Description

Sheet music booklet for "Wonderful You: Specially written songs from Gus Edwards' Annual Song Revue. Lyrics by Will D. Cobb, Music by Gus Edwards." A black and white photo of Gus Edwards that has been touched up with pink is in the center of the cover page, which is light pink with a white margin. 16 black and white photos of women line the edges. 4 pages of music for voice and piano are inside the booklet with an advertisement for Edward B. Marks Music Co on the back. The inscription by Gus Edwards is at the bottom of the cover page. A double-sided sheet of music for "Bend, Sister, Bend!" by Alice Simms is also included.

Marks and Inscriptions

To sweetest Mrs. Hazel Oberfelder and Baby Oberfelder - Daddy Oberfelder too. Sincerely Gus Edwards

Condition Report

The "Wonderful You" document is badly torn around all edges and creasedin several places. The front and back covers are no longer connected.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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