Fairest at the ball

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Fairest at the ball
Additional title: She is the fairest at the ball, memory n'er can recall [First line of chorus]
Additional title: The ballroom is crowded with dancers fair beauty and splendor beyond compare [First line of song]
Ollivier, Jessie (Composer)
Ollivier, Jessie (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: Brooklyn, NY
Publisher: Olliver Music Co. ; Charles Coleman
Library locations
Music Division
Ballroom dancing -- United States -- 1891-1900
Love songs
Sheet music
Content: Center of cover features photograph of Miss Jessie Ollivier.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Jessie Ollivier.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 73c89230-c594-012f-633b-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Fairest at the ball" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ecc0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Fairest at the ball" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ecc0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). Fairest at the ball Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ecc0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Fairest at the ball