Your mother's apron string

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Your mother's apron string
Additional title: here are memories olden yet dear to my heart. [first line]
Lozier, Horace Gillette (Composer)
Lozier, John Hogarth (Lyricist)
Lozier, John Hogarth (Dedicatee)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1891

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Date Issued: 1891
Place: Mount Vernon, Ioa.
Publisher: Lozier Bros.
Library locations
Music Division
Mothers & children
Sheet music
Content: Cover drawing shows a young boy tugging on apron strings of his mother, who is seated in a chair.
Content: On cover: Dedicated to the young John Hogarth Lozier.
Content: On cover: Solo as sung by the author in his monologue or "lecture" entitle "Your Mother's Apron String."
Statement of responsibility: by John Hogarth Lozier ; music by Horace Lozier.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d784c2b0-c58d-012f-c7d7-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1891: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Your mother's apron string" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891 - 1891.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Your mother's apron string" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 26, 2016.

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Your mother's apron string