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Another's wife is Nellie
Additional title: God bless you Nelly, love of long ago. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: The church was filled, the organ played. all else was hushed and still. [first line]
Janssen, B. H. (Composer)
Janssen, B. H. (Lyricist)
Diamond, George H. (Singer)
Calderwood, James W (Singer)
Gray, Dorothy (Singer)
Terry, John S. (Singer)
Howard, Harry J. (Singer)
Mackay, Julie (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place Term: Boston
Publisher: Louis H. Ross & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Unrequited love
Sheet music
Content : Descriptive subtitle: descriptove song with waltz refrain.

Content : On cover: picture of Julie Mackey.

Content : On cover: As sung by James W. Calderwood, Geo. H. Diamond, Dorothy Gray, John S. Terry, Harry J. Howard, and others.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by B.H. Janssen.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: fe97f680-c58e-012f-6dc4-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Another's wife is Nellie