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Title
Somebody's boy is homeless to-night
Additional title: Bring back to me my wandering boy. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Out in the cold world and far away from home. [first line]
Names
Fosgate, C. L. (Owner)
Hanna, R. S. (Composer)
Hanna, R. S. (Lyricist)
Watson, M. (Lithographer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: Derby, O.
Publisher: R.S. Hanna
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Boys -- 1890-1899
Parent and child
Homeless children
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Signature of former owner on cover at top left: C. L. Fosgate [?], ...N.Y.
Content: Chorus arranged for 4 vocal parts.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by R.S. Hanna.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bd6d2c00-c58f-012f-21f6-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Somebody's boy is homeless to-night" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06e9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Somebody's boy is homeless to-night" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06e9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). Somebody's boy is homeless to-night Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06e9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Somebody's boy is homeless to-night