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Sheet Music - Zazel

Zazel

  • Object:

    Sheet Music

  • Place of origin:

    London (Published)

  • Date:

    ca. late 19th century - early 20th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hunt, G.W. (composer)
    Charles Sheard & Co. (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.30-2012

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Front cover of music sheet for <i>Zazel</i>, composed by G.W. Hunt, and performed by George Leybourne. 'Zazel' was the stage name of Rosa Richter, an acrobat known as the 'human cannonball'. Published in London by Charles Sheard & Co., ca. late 19th century - early 20th century.

Physical description

Front cover of music sheet for <i>Zazel</i>, composed by G.W. Hunt, published in London. Illustrated in black and white with scene of Zazel, the human cannonball, suspended over a large audience. A gentleman addressing Zazel, probably the performer George Leybourne, is visible in the foreground, on the right. Verso features opening bars of the song, piano and vocal score.

Place of Origin

London (Published)

Date

ca. late 19th century - early 20th century (published)

Artist/maker

Hunt, G.W. (composer)
Charles Sheard & Co. (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Zazel / "Zazel, Zazel that beautiful belle, Zazel Zazel, that charming young girl / It's wonderful fun when she's shot from the gun / I'd live and I'd die for Zazel. / sung with enthusiastic applause by / George Leybourne / composed by G.W. Hunt / Cha.s Sheard & Co. Music Publishers & Printers, 192 High Holborn W.C.'
Printed on front cover.

Dimensions

Height: 35.4 cm, Width: 25.1 cm

Descriptive line

Front cover of music sheet for Zazel, composed by G.W. Hunt, published in London ca. late 19th century - early 20th century.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Printing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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