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Le Verne, Henri (Composer)
Le Verne, Henri (Lyricist)
Singer Manufacturing Company (Copyright holder)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1891

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Date Issued: 1891
Place Term: New York
Publisher: The Singer Manufacturing Company
Library locations
Music Division
Sewing machines
Sheet music
Content : On cover: Compliments of the The Singer Manufacturing Company.

Content : Cover includes dealer's stamp: H. F. Eastman, Sewing Machines, needles, oils, etc. 135 Sixth Street.

Content : Cover, printed in brown, shows an image of a globe and bubbles showing images of the cities London, Yokohama, Cape Town, and Melbourne.

Content : Rear cover includes the motto: The sun never sets on a Singer sewing machine at work." Includes illustration of a woman seated at a sewing machine, sewing, with a man looking over her shoulder from behind her. They are surrounded by flora on which 3 birds are perched, singing. The motto nearby reads: Every family Singer does art needle work of every kind (without attachment).

Content : Rear cover includes drawings of Singer Manufacturing Company plants in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Kilbowie near Glasgow, Scotland, South Bend, Indiana, Montreal, Canada, and Cairo, Illinois. Some drawings also indicate how many machines are produced at the plants. A motto at the bottom of the rear cover reads: The Singer Manufacturing Co. have offices everywhere.

Statement of Responsibility: A song by Henri Le Verne.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: a7b32b70-c58d-012f-462f-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1891: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The merry singer" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891 - 1891.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The merry singer" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 4, 2015.

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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The merry singer