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Title
The man behind the gun
Additional title: Some nations that are famous for their guns of mighty size [First line of song]
Additional title: Three Lambs. The man behind the gun
Names
Corliss, E. W. (Edward Warren), 1872-1916 (Composer)
Corliss, E. W. (Edward Warren), 1872-1916 (Lyricist)
Beal, Everett B. (Publisher)
McCarthy, William H. (Publisher)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: Brockton and Rockland [Mass.]
Publisher: Beal & McCarthy
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Death
Soldiers -- American -- 1890-1899
Campaigns & battles -- 1890-1899
Soldiers -- Family relationships
Self-sacrifice
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Photograph of Prof. Everett B. Beal [publisher] on front cover. Photograph of William H. McCarthy on back cover.
Content: On cover: dedicated to the patrons of the Brockton Fair.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 16f76080-c595-012f-d512-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1872: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1916: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. " The man behind the gun" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebae-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. " The man behind the gun" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebae-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). The man behind the gun Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebae-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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 The man behind the gun