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“My Blue Heaven”

Image for “My Blue Heaven”
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “My Blue Heaven.” The lyrics were written by George Whiting and the music was composed by Walter Donaldson. The music was published by Leo Feist Inc. of New York, New York in 1927. The cover features an illustration of a beach house, with a man showing a woman all the stars in the blue night sky that also features a large orange moon that is reflected in the water. There is a photo of Mark Fisher in the center of the orange moon, who is called “Chicago’s Favorite.”
Location
Currently not on view
composer
Donaldson, Walter
lyricist
Whiting, George
depicted
Fisher, Mark
publisher
Leo Feist, Inc.
Date made
1927
Credit Line
Gift of Janice Plowman
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
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Sheet Music
ID Number
1982.0736.09
accession number
1982.0736
catalog number
1982.0736.09
subject
Popular Culture
place made
United States: New York, New York