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“Pagan Love Song”

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Data Source
National Museum of American History
Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Pagan Love Song.” The song’s lyrics were written by Arthur Freed and the music was composed by Nacio Herb Brown. The sheet music was published by the Robbins Music Corporation in 1929. The cover features a background image of a reclining man playing a ukulele on the beach. There is a central inset photograph of Ramon Novarro who starred in the MGM movie, The Pagan on the cover.
Currently not on view
Novarro, Ramon
Robbins Music Corporation
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Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 12 1/4 in x 9 1/4 in; 31.115 cm x 23.495 cm
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
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United States: New York, New York