Christofo Columbo (Chirstopher Columbus)

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Christofo Columbo (Chirstopher Columbus)
Additional title: He knew the earth was round, ho! That land it could be found, ho! [first line of chorus]
Additional title: I'll sing to you about a man whose name you'll find his hist'ry. [first line]
Bryant, Francis J. (Composer)
Bryant, Francis J. (Lyricist)
Columbus, Christopher (Other)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons ; Chas. Sheard & Co.
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Music Division
Columbus, Christopher
Sheet music
Content: Cover has drawing of Columbus on the bow of a ship, raised sword in hand, comanding his sailors, two of which have swords. A woman sitting over the side of the ship has her head buried in her hands in a gesture of weeping.
Content: On cover: The hit of the day! Sung by leading comedians. Christofo Columbo (Christopher Columbus) a historical subject written up to suit the times.
Statement of responsibility: written [and composed] by Francis Bryant.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5c784580-c58e-012f-9102-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Christofo Columbo (Chirstopher Columbus)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1893.

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Christofo Columbo (Chirstopher Columbus)