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The widow
Additional title: But when you come to tell her how you love her. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Do you know her, have you met her? [first line]
Additional title: Trip to Chinatown. Widow. [uniform title]
Hoyt, Charles Hale (1859-1900) (Lyricist)
Gaunt, Percy (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1892

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1892
Date Issued: 1892
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co. ; Francis, Day & Hunter
Library locations
Music Division
Widows -- 1800-1899
Humorous songs
Sheet music
Content: Collective cover: Songs from Hoyt's A trip to Chinatown [with list of songs].
Content: Back cover is an advertisement and reproduction of the first page of the song But yesterday by B.H. Janssen.
Statement of responsibility: [words by Chas. H. Hoyt] ; music by Percy Gaunt.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 41b51de0-c58e-012f-4832-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1859: Creator Born
  • 1892: Issued
  • 1900: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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The widow