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Title
The Colonel
Additional title: For that they made me colonel. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: I'm the finest thing in the soldier line. [first line]
Names
Smith, Harry Bache (1860-1936) (Lyricist)
Stromberg, John (1853-1902) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Date Issued: 1900
Place: New York ; Chicago ; [etc.]
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Soldiers
Alcoholic beverages
Battlefields
Military promotions
Humorous songs
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: On cover: Man holding a fan.
Content: Stamp on cover: Property of the Witmark music library.
Content: Dedication: Respectfully dedicated to our esteemed friend Col. A. H. Goetting, Springfield, Mass.
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry B. Smith ; music by John Stromberg.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1b83bb60-c596-012f-f7f6-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1860: Creator Born
  • 1900: Issued
  • 1936: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Colonel" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900 - 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-eef1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Colonel" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-eef1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1900 - 1900). The Colonel Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-eef1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Colonel