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Names
Williams, Lottie (Singer)
Rossiter, Will (1867-1954) (Composer)
Rossiter, Will (1867-1954) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1892

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1892
Date Issued: c1894 [c1892]
Place Term: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: Will Rossiter
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Betrothal
Waltzes
Sexual attraction
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : On cover: "Fair as the lily, fair as the rose" Sweet Nellie Bawn, the leading waltz song of America...having already passed the sixty thousand mark...now being sung by Lottie Williams.

Content : According to Library of Congress Name Authorities, W. R. Williams was a pseudonym for Will Rossiter.

Content : Cover includes two photographs of Lottie Williams. Captions of photograph at upper right of cover: The queen of ideal soubrettes, Lottie Williams. Caption of photograph in center: As Lottie Williams appears singing "Sweet Nellie Bawn."

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by W.R. Williams.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 34340350-c58e-012f-74f3-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1892: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sweet Nellie Bawn" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1892 - c1894 [c1892]. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f338-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sweet Nellie Bawn" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 24, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f338-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1892 - c1894 [c1892]). Sweet Nellie Bawn Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f338-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Sweet Nellie Bawn