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Half past nine
Additional title: I'll be there, love, at half past nine. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Oh, sweet are vacations, they bring variations, so thought Johnny Hopkins a clerk. [first line]
Le Brun, Charles (1619-1690) (Composer)
Pink, Wal (Lyricist)
Tilley, Vesta (1864-1952) (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: c1894 [c1893]
Place: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Humorous songs
Sheet music
Content: Cover includes 5 photographs of Vesta Tilley in 5 different outfits and poses dressed as a man.
Content: NYPL copy lacking pages 5-6.
Content: On cover: Vesta Tilley's great songs - collective title page.
Statement of responsibility: [words by Wal Pink ; composed by Geo. Le Brunn].
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 73800b30-c58e-012f-7b0c-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1619: Creator Born
  • 1690: Creator Died
  • 1893: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Half past nine" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - c1894 [c1893].

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Half past nine" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2016.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1893 - c1894 [c1893]). Half past nine Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Half past nine