Light of my heart, goodbye

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Title
Light of my heart, goodbye
Additional title: I wonder if you see me now, beside your little bed. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: They tell me you are dead, sweet one. [first line]
Names
Wilson, Chas. J. (Composer)
Davis, J. Charles, Mrs. (Dedicatee)
Hennessy, Roland (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place: New York
Publisher: P.J. Howley & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Children -- Death
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Below caption: music by CHas. J. Wilson, op. 492.
Content: Cover contains photograph of Mrs. J. Chas. Davis.
Content: Dedication on cover: Writen for an respectfully inscribed to Mrs. J. Chas. Davis neé Dunn.
Statement of responsibility: words by Roland Hennessy ; music by Chas. J. Wilson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 919b11c0-c58e-012f-11f0-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Light of my heart, goodbye" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1893. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f502-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Light of my heart, goodbye" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f502-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1893 - 1893). Light of my heart, goodbye Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f502-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Light of my heart, goodbye