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Petite Marguerite
Additional title: My Marguerite, my own four year old baby. [first line]
Additional title: Then take your instrument my child and play your first sweet notes. [first line of chorus]
Watson, Marguerite (Dedicatee)
Paley, Ada Louise (Composer)
Paley, Ada Louise (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place Term: New York ; London
Publisher: A.L. Paley
Library locations
Music Division
Violinists -- United States -- 1800-1899
Music and children
Sheet music
Content : Cover includes photograph of a young girl, presumably of Marguerite Watson, playing the violin; photograph copyright 1894 by B. J. Falk.

Content : Dedication above caption title: Dedicated (by Permission) to Little Marguerite infant violinist, daughter of Mrs. T. H. Watson, formerly Madge Wickham the famous violinist.

Content : On cover: Select songs for parlor or stage.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Ada Louise Paley.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: 93d1a870-c590-012f-92c5-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Petite Marguerite" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1895.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Petite Marguerite" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 13, 2016.

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Petite Marguerite