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Sweet Antoinette
Additional title: Sweet Antoinette! the brightest star, within my heart, indeed you are. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Within my heart a secret lies, a secret that I long to tell. [first line]
Deagon, Arthur (ca. 1873-1927) (Singer)
French, Byron E. (Dedicatee)
Gates, J. Albert (Singer)
Gray, William Benson (Lyricist)
Gray, William Benson (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: Spaulding & Gray ; Howard & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Love songs
Sexual attraction
Sheet music
Content: Cover includes photograph with caption: J. Albert Gates, with Hi Henry's Minstrels.
Content: Dedication above caption title: To Byron E. French, New York City, N. Y.
Content: On cover: Arthur Deagon's great succcess.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Wm. Gray.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c3b03e70-c58f-012f-9b0c-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1873: Creator Born
  • 1894: Issued
  • 1927: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sweet Antoinette" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sweet Antoinette" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 21, 2016.

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Sweet Antoinette