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Names
Wheeler, H. O. (Harry O.) (Composer)
Anderson, Waldron W. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Date Issued: 1897
Place Term: Kansas City, MO.
Publisher: J.W. Jenkins' Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Soldiers
Death
Love
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover includes a photograph of H.O. Wheeler.

Content : Signature of former owner on cover at top right: G. G. [?] Halberg.

Content : Dealer's stamp on cover at bottom center: W. J. Dyer & Bro., Saint Paul, Minn.

Content : Summary: Two soldiers are dying on a battlefield, each holding a lock of hair, one from his girlfriend, one from his mother. As they die they are comforted by the thought of a woman who loves them.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Waldron W. Anderson ; music by H.O. Wheeler.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: d23d6d30-c591-012f-0d22-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1897: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "As the sun went down" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-172f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "As the sun went down" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-172f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897 - 1897). As the sun went down Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-172f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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As the sun went down