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Title
Once a sailor, from the opera of Alvin Gray
Additional title: lvin Gray. Once a sailor.
Additional title: Once a sailor poor and needy, who was lost upon an island, after many years of suff'ring, back he wander'd to his old home. [first line]
Names
White, C. A. (Charles Albert) (1832-1892) (Composer)
White, C. A. (Charles Albert) (1832-1892) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1890

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1890
Date Issued: 1890
Place: Boston, Ma.
Publisher: White, Smith Music Publishing Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Sailors
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover illustration depicts a bearded sailor, seated in a room by a fireplace talking to a family of father, mother, girlfriend, and two children. Other objects in room are a mantelpiece, a picture, and a grandfather clock.
Content: On t.p.: from the opera of Alvin Gray.....barytone song.
Statement of responsibility: song by C.A. White.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 63449270-c58d-012f-c328-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1832: Creator Born
  • 1890: Issued
  • 1892: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Once a sailor, from the opera of Alvin Gray" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1890 - 1890. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-eb0e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Once a sailor, from the opera of Alvin Gray" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-eb0e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1890 - 1890). Once a sailor, from the opera of Alvin Gray Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-eb0e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Once a sailor, from the opera of Alvin Gray