"When You Wish Upon a Star"

Description (Brief)
Ned Washington and Leigh Harline wrote the optimistic “When You Wish Upon A Star” for the animated film “Pinocchio.” The Academy Award winning song would go on to become the signature theme of the Walt Disney Company. This sheet music was published in 1939, a year prior to the film’s opening.
Currently not on view

Object Details

Data Source
National Museum of American History
Irving Berlin, Inc.
Date made
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin K. Robinson
Physical Description
paper (overall pattern)
ink (overall pattern)
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name
sheet music