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Nightingale song
Additional title: Sing again, sing again nightingale. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Vogelhändler. Wie mein Ahnl zwanzig Jahr; arr. [uniform title]
Additional title: When my sire was tenty years and a poacher without fears. [first line]
Zeller, Carl (1842-1898) (Composer)
Tretbar, Helen D. (Lyricist)
Aronson, Rudolph (1856-1919) (Arranger)
Tempest, Marie (1866-1942) (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1891

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Date Issued: 1891
Place: New York
Publisher: Wm. A. Pond & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Love songs
Sheet music
Content: Cover contains illustration of head of Marie Tempest in profile, wearing a fanciful hat, with her printed signature.
Content: On cover: As sung with immesne success by Miss Marie Tempest. Arranged by Rudolph Aronson : only authorized edition as sung at the Casino - New York.
Statement of responsibility: words by Helen F. Tretbar ; music by Carl Zeller ; arranged by Rudolph Aronson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 37 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): adfa22d0-c58d-012f-2786-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1842: Creator Born
  • 1891: Issued
  • 1898: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Nightingale song" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891 - 1891.

Chicago/Turabian Format

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APA Format

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Nightingale song