Sweet little Rosey-Posey

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Sweet little Rosey-Posey
Additional title: Beautiful Rose, when the wind blows, ev'ry one knows you are blooming. [first line]
Additional title: Sweet little Rosey-Posey, all in your Sunday clo'esey. [first line of chorus]
Hyams, John (Singer)
Dacre, Harry (1860-1922) (Lyricist)
Dacre, Harry (1860-1922) (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: Spaulding & Gray ; Frank Dean & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Love songs
Sexual attraction
Sheet music
Content: Cover includes photograph of John Hyams with caption: Sung by John Hyams.
Content: On cover: "A cottage that's built for two"; the theme upon which the great popular waltz song "Sweet little Rosey-posey" is written.
Content: Signature of former owner at top right partially cut off: ...dy Wunderlich. [?]
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Harry Dacre.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b20ae600-c590-012f-8526-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sweet little Rosey-Posey" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1895. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-165d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sweet little Rosey-Posey" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 1, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-165d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895 - 1895). Sweet little Rosey-Posey Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-165d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Sweet little Rosey-Posey