Auf wiedersehn, adieu

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Auf wiedersehn, adieu
Additional title: There's a quaint old phrase in the German and it always appeals to me. [first line]
Additional title: Till we meet again. [alternative title]
Forrest, Harold (Composer)
Hoffman, Albert Frank (Lyricist)
Bakrow, Emanuel (Dedicatee)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Date Issued: 1897
Place: Cincinnati, O. ; Boston ; Chicago
Publisher: J.C. Groene & Co. ; Oliver Ditson & Co. ; Lyon & Healy
Library locations
Music Division
Farewells -- 1890-1899
Sheet music
Content: Summary: The German phrase "auf wiedersehen" [until we meet again] is very affecting; it affects male and female lovers and offers consolation.
Content: Dedication on cover: Dedicated to my dear friend, Emanuel Bakrow, Louisville, Ky.
Content: Cover illustration [signature illegible] shows a man and woman in faux Roman costume in a forest setting; the man sits on a rock, embracing the woman.
Content: Version for alto or baritone in E flat major.
Statement of responsibility: words by Albert Frank Hoffman ; music by Harold Forrest.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d9542f30-c591-012f-a53a-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1897: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Auf wiedersehn, adieu" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1897.

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