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Sheet music

Publication | Accession Number: 2016.184.185

Sheet music for Abie's Irish Nose, a novelty song by Gene Austin (1900-1972) from 1925 based upon the hit Broadway play, Abie's Irish Rose, by Anne Nichols, which opened in 1922. It is about a young couple, an Irish American woman and a Jewish man, who marry despite the objections of their family. The sheet music is one of more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic artifacts and visual materials.

Alternate Title
Abie's Irish nose / words and music by Gene Austin
publication/distribution:  1925
publication: Chicago (Ill.)
Object Type
Sheet music (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:28:28
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