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Sunshine and shadow
Additional title: And the first year of marriage runs smoothly and well till their dear little baby is born. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: This world is all checker'd with pleasures and pain. [first line]
Le Brunn, George (1863-1905) (Composer)
Morris, Alfred J. (Lyricist)
Tilley, Vesta (1864-1952) (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Clowns -- 1800-1899
Divorced women
Children -- Death
Topical songs
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Vesta Tilleys' great songs. [Includes a list of songs sung by Vesta Tilley.]
Content: Cover includes 5 photographs of Vesta Tilley in different poses wearing various men's outfits.
Statement of responsibility: [words by Alfred J. Morris ; music by Geo. Le Brunn].
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c249aeb0-c58f-012f-039e-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1863: Creator Born
  • 1894: Issued
  • 1905: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sunshine and shadow" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sunshine and shadow" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 27, 2016.

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Sunshine and shadow