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January 6, 2013, 12:00 PM EST | Freeville, NY, US    Live Auction

Lot 3302: 80+ Pc. Vintage Decorative SHEET MUSIC Movie Stars Popular Singers Band Leaders (102 views)

80+ Pc. Vintage Decorative SHEET MUSIC Movie Stars Popular Singers Band Leaders
Estimate: $70 - $200
Details: There are more than eighty pieces in this terrific collection of vintage sheet music, which has been carefully curated and preserved. This sheet music dates from the 1930s into the 1950s; and it falls into two categories: about sixty percent of the music consists of songs from films, and the other forty percent promotes popular musical celebrities of the day.

Among the movie stars featured on the covers are Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, Gary Cooper, Bob Hope, Fred MacMurray, Dorothy Lamour, Elizabeth Taylor, Carmen Miranda, Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell, Al Jolson, Jean Harlow, Cary Grant, Clark Gable, James Cagney, Debbie Reynolds, Buddy Ebsen, Bing Crosby, Claudette Colbert, Deanna Durbin, John Wayne, Rita Hayworth, and Betty Grable.

Band leaders and other performers include Kay Kyser, Jimmy Dorsey and Helen O'Connell, Ozzie Nelson, Harry James, Guy Lombardo, Eddie Cantor, Frank Sinatra, Kate Smith, Rudy Vallee, the Andrews Sisters, and Ella Fitzgerald.

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Condition / Notes: This sheet music is in pleasing condition; most pieces are protected by plastic sleeves.

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Lot 3302: 80+ Pc. Vintage Decorative SHEET MUSIC Movie Stars Popular Singers Band Leaders
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