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Nellie's eyes
Additional title: O Nellie's eyes, Sweet Nellie's eyes, illumined with celestial dyes. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Sweet Nellie's eyes are twilight born, the eyes I love to greet. [first line]
Schoeller, Henri (Composer)
Peck, Samuel Minturn (1854-1938) (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place: Chicago
Publisher: National Music Company
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Music Division
Sheet music
Content: Chorus arranged for four-part chorus; written in chorus score.
Content: Cover contains drawing of a woman wearing fur and a hat looking off to her right.
Statement of responsibility: words by Samuel Minturn Peck ; music by Henri Schoeller.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b3b244e0-c58e-012f-3dfa-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. "Nellie's eyes" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1893.

Chicago/Turabian Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Nellie's eyes