BELLE OF NEW YORK.Sheet music (1) from this Broadway show. Song: She Is The Belle Of New York. Words by Hugh Morton. Music by Gustave Kerker. NY T.B. Harms 1898 First Edition Printed self-wraps Good 8pp, words and music, in part: "There's a great little girl, in a queer little gown; Who's the pride of the Salvation Army .... Oh, she is the belle of New York! The subject of all the town talk!..." 13.5" x 10.5" "The Belle of New York" was performed at the New York Casino and ran for only 64 performances. The show went on to London in 1898, where it was a major success, running for an almost unprecedented 674 performances, and became the first American musical to play for over a year in the West End.