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Title
The wandering boy's return
Additional title: Back again to dear old mother, comes the wand'ring boy in tears. [first line]
Additional title: Joy dwells in the mother's heart, and sunshine in her eyes. [first line of chorus]
Names
Skelly, J. P. (Joseph P.) (1853-1895) (Lyricist)
Skelly, J. P. (Joseph P.) (1853-1895) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1891

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Date Issued: 1891
Place: Chicago
Publisher: National Music Company
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Separation (Psychology)
Mothers and sons
Love, Maternal
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Collective cover. On cover: just published. Two beatiful songs.
Statement of responsibility: by J.P. Skelly.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cdcb73e0-c58d-012f-c4bb-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1853: Creator Born
  • 1891: Issued
  • 1895: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The wandering boy's return" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891 - 1891. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-ee01-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The wandering boy's return" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 1, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-ee01-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1891 - 1891). The wandering boy's return Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-ee01-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The wandering boy's return