Whisper your mother's name

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Carter, Stanley (Composer)
Braisted, Harry (Lyricist)
Gilson, Lottie (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Separation (Psychology)
Mothers and daughters
Sheet music
Content : Gift of the Columbia Broadcasting System Inc., [1974].

Content : On cover: Beautiful sentimental ballad...sung with tremendous success by Lottie Gilson. Cover includes a photograph of Lottie Gilson.

Content : Summary: The narrator looks on the street while sitting in a café, and sees the sad face of his or her sister and recalls mother's words telling not to reproach sister, but to tell how she's been missed and that she's still mother's daughter; the narrator apologize for wounded the sister's pride and says that Mother forgives and that she can now marry Jack.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Harry Braisted ; music by Stanley Carter.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: bf4c3c90-c591-012f-716f-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Whisper your mother's name" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1714-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Whisper your mother's name" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1714-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Whisper your mother's name Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1714-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Whisper your mother's name