When Jean was but a tender child, a boy of five or six. [first line of song]

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Names
Furst, William (1852-1917) (Composer)
Goodwin, J. Cheever (John Cheever) (1850-1912) (Lyricist)
Hall, Josephine (Singer)
Hall, Josephine (Dedicatee)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Men
Waltzes
Flirting
Musicals
Conduct of life
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover design includes drawing of an elegantly dressed man and woman.

Content : On cover: As sung by Miss Josephine Hall. Cover includes photograph of Josephine Hall with reproduction of her signature.

Content : Dedication on cover at top: Dedicated to Miss Josephine Hall.

Content : Summary: As a young boy Jean would misbehave and steal candies from the kitchen; his mother told him not to touch; when he was older his mother caught him kissing the cook and again admonished him not to touch; now he is older, still likes sweets; the narrator recalls that Jean tried to misbehave with her so she had to tell him not to touch.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by J. Cheever Goodwin ; music by William Furst.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: e588ff80-c595-012f-af7b-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1852: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1917: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When Jean was but a tender child, a boy of five or six. [first line of song]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef4d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When Jean was but a tender child, a boy of five or six. [first line of song]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 25, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef4d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). When Jean was but a tender child, a boy of five or six. [first line of song] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef4d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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When Jean was but a tender child, a boy of five or six. [first line of song]