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The smile
Additional title: Such smiles as that you can't forget when once they have been seen. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: There are people you can understand exactly what they mean. [first line]
Le Brunn, George (1863-1905) (Composer)
Morris, Alfred J. (Lyricist)
Tilley, Vesta (1864-1952) (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1892

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1892
Date Issued: 1892
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co. ; H. Beresford
Library locations
Music Division
Deception -- 1800-1899
Humorous songs
Sheet music
Content: On cover: As sung by Vesta Tilley.
Content: Page 5 contains texts for an additional 3 verses and chorus.
Statement of responsibility: written by Alfred J. Morris ; composed by Geo. Le Brunn.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2f096e40-c58e-012f-2d18-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1863: Creator Born
  • 1892: Issued
  • 1905: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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The smile