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Fifty years ago
Additional title: An old couple they were standing side by side. [first line]
Additional title: It was fifty years ago, my love, just fifty years ago. [first line of chorus]
Clauder, Jos. (Joseph) (1853-1913) (Composer)
Belcher, Frank H. (Singer)
Harris, Chas. K. (Charles Kassell) (1864-1930) (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: Milwaukee, Wis.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
Library locations
Music Division
Man-woman relationships
Sheet music
Content: Descriptive title: A true story taken from life.
Content: On cover: picture of Frank H. Belcher.
Statement of responsibility: by Chas. K. Harris.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 23c05470-c58f-012f-c9eb-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1853: Creator Born
  • 1894: Issued
  • 1913: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Fifty years ago" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894.

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Fifty years ago