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A China heart
Additional title: Oh, Lank Lung Ling, of whom I sing, was in love with Tewey Foo [First line of song]
Seymore, Maribel (Composer)
Seymore, Maribel (Lyricist)
Flinn, Josie (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place Term: [New York]
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Chinese -- Women
Chinese -- Men -- To 1899
Emigration & immigration -- Chinese -- United States
Love songs
Sheet music
Content : Cover design of Chinese woman crying, dressed in elaborate kimono with fan in hand. Inset of photograph of singer Josie Flynn.

Content : Music supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser, Sunday July 21, 1901-pages 5-8.

Content : On cover: sung by Josie Flinn.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Maribel Seymore.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: 58109af0-c594-012f-bd8c-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A China heart" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 29, 2015.

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A China heart