You will be sorry when I'm gone

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Title
You will be sorry when I'm gone
Additional title: Farewell, we may not meet again, perhaps 'tis better we should part. [first line]
Additional title: None to fondle and caress you, none to brush your tears away. [first line of chorus]
Names
Rosenfeld, Eunice M. (Dedicatee)
Rosenfeld, Monroe H. (Composer)
Rosenfeld, Monroe H. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Separation (Psychology)
Farewells -- 1890-1899
Love songs
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover drawing includes image of a young blond woman dressed in red.
Content: Dedication on cover: To my dear little wife.
Content: Summary: The narrator bids their beloved farewell since love between them has gone, but says that in the future the beloved will recognize that the narrator loved the most; there will be no one to love the beloved, even when they're old and feeble; despite wealth and fame, love is what captures the heart.
Content: On cover: The most beautiful pathetic ballad of the period.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Monroe H. Rosenfeld.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c899c8b0-c591-012f-0ad3-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You will be sorry when I'm gone" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1722-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You will be sorry when I'm gone" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1722-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). You will be sorry when I'm gone Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1722-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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You will be sorry when I'm gone