Composer

Jule Styne

Files

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Cover Illustration

Photograph of Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe on the movie poster for "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes."

First Line of Song

The French are glad to die for love, They delight in fighting duels,

First Line of Chorus

A kiss on the hand may be quite Continental But Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend,

Lyricist

Robin, Leo

Illustrator/Artist

Starmer, William A. (William Austin), b. 1872; Starmer, Frederick S., b. 1879

Publication Date

1949

Publisher

New York : J.J. Robbins & Sons, Inc.

Performance Medium

Voice; Piano

Music Genre

Movie Tunes

Object Type

text

Format (Original)

1 score (5p.) ; 23 x 30.5cm

Format (Digital)

PDF

Physical ID#

32278009991252

Digital ID#

009991252-1949

Location of Original

Box 86, Folder 2A

Repository

Manuscripts Division, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Rights Management

Item Unavailable Due to Copyright Restrictions

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, e-mail sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend

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