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Publisher:
Leo Feist, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/2 in x 8 1/2 in; 29.21 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
sheet music
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Publishing date:
1939
Description:
<p>“Someday I’ll wish upon a star<br>And wake up where the clouds are far<br>Behind me.<br>Where troubles melt like lemon drops<br>Away above the chimney tops<br>That’s where you’ll find me.</p>
<p>”E.Y.”Yip”Harbug’s hopeful lyrics made “Over the Rainbow” from the film <i>The Wizard of Oz</i> an instant favorite with 1939 audiences. The song, composed by Harold Arlen, quickly became a national standard and the signature ballad of the film’s star, Judy Garland (1922–1969).</p>
Location:
Currently not on view
Credit Line:
Gift of Ruth Mildred Hunter
ID Number:
1986.0021.28
Catalog number:
1986.0021.28
Accession number:
1986.0021
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-2941-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1331165