HIAWATHA [A Summer IDYL] by Neil Moret 1902
Hiawatha [A Summer IDYL] Neil Moret a.k.a. Charles N. Daniels (Composer), James J. O'Dea (Lyricist), Whitney-Warner Pub. Co., Detroit, 1902.
Sheet Music - Large Format
Vintage from the 1900s
"Hiawatha" sold half a million copies after release. It has been recorded numerous times and started a decade long fad for "Indian" songs. "Hiawatha" was named for Hiawatha, Kansas, not for Longfellow's poem.
Black and green illustrated cover showing indian woman seated at the edge of a cliff. Worn sheet music with creases and tears and cover detached with a three-and-a-half-inch tear from spine edge. Original owner name/address in pencil at the rear. Fair condition.