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He never came back
Additional title: A soldier kissed his wife good-bye, he was going to the war. first line
Additional title: He nbever came back, he never came back, his dear form she never saw more. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Sinbad. He never came back. [uniform title]
Foy, Eddie (1856-1928) (Singer)
Rossiter, Will (1867-1954) (Copyright holder)
Jerome, William (1865-1932) (Lyricist)
Jerome, William (1865-1932) (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1891

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Date Issued: 1891
Place: Chicago
Publisher: Will Rossiter
Library locations
Music Division
Separation (Psychology)
Sheet music
Content: On Cover: William Jerome's best effort. The finest song ever written! Being sung nightly with great success by Mr. Eddy Foy in Sinbad.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by William Jerome.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8f743760-c58d-012f-64df-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1856: Creator Born
  • 1891: Issued
  • 1928: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "He never came back" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891 - 1891.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "He never came back" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 23, 2016.

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He never came back