We are waiting, Dewey, waiting

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Title
We are waiting, Dewey, waiting
Additional title: Hail to the hero who is sailing home! [first line of chorus]
Additional title: While cannons roar upon this day, of independence grand. [first line of song]
Names
Lee, Frances (Singer)
Kerr (Cover designer)
Rosenfeld, Monroe H. (Composer)
Rosenfeld, Monroe H. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: Feist & Frankenthaler
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Mermaids
Homecoming
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: On cover: Sung at Oscar Hammerstein's Victoria Roof Garden by Miss Frances Lee. Cover includes a photograph of Frances Lee.
Content: Printed as a supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser, July 23, 1899.
Content: Cover design by Kerr includes drawing of a mermaid half submerged in water, holding a wreath above the water surface; a steamship is in the background.
Content: Summary: a song praising Dewey who is sailing home after victory.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Monroe H. Rosenfeld.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): be8e3d70-c595-012f-60dd-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "We are waiting, Dewey, waiting" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef64-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "We are waiting, Dewey, waiting" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef64-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). We are waiting, Dewey, waiting Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef64-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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We are waiting, Dewey, waiting