Historic Sheet Music Collection

Mopsy Massy of Tallahassee

Title
Mopsy Massy of Tallahassee
LC Subject
Popular music Sheet music
Item Locator
Music ShColl 005312
Creator
Comfort, Anita
Illustrator
Drake
Lyricist
Clanahan, Willis Leonard
Description
"Supplement to The New York Herald, April 26, 1903, published by special permission of Anita Comfort, New York. Copyright 1898 by Anita Comfort"; "Words by Willis Leonard Clanahan, music by Anita Comfort"; The color represented in the digital image may differ significantly from the original and may not contain annotations. For annotation information, please contact Music Services.
First Line
Yes, mah name is Mopsy Massy
First Line Chorus
Yes, I am fat an' black an' sassy
Instrumentation
Song for voice and piano.
Cover
Score begins on cover. To left of title infromation is an illustration of a caricature of an Afircan-American woman wearing a polka-dot blouse, skirt with torn hem, and bare feet. "Drake" to left of illustration
Work Type
sheet music
Issued
1903
Rights
No Copyright - United States
Copyright Claimant
Anita Comfort
Place Of Publication
New York >> New York >> United States
Type
Text
Format
application/pdf
Physical Extent
4 p.
Set
Historic Sheet Music Collection
Primary Set
Historic Sheet Music Collection
Host Item
New York herald
Institution
University of Oregon
Exhibit
Women composers