Introduced by Sophie Bernard in Broadway show The Big Show (1916). Inspired by Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly; there's a quote from a duet in Act 2 (Tutti I Fior). N°1 US.
Edna Brown [alias Elsie Baker, also for Victor]
Prince's Orch. [for Columbia; n°3 US]
Fritz Kreisler [hit US]
Hilltoppers [top 20 US]
Frank Sinatra [with the Duke Ellington Orch.]
Julie Andrews [in film Thoroughly Modern Millie]