When Dewey comes sailing home

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Title
When Dewey comes sailing home
Additional title: There's a great little man coming over the sea. [first line of song]
Additional title: When Dewey comes sailing home again, the bands will play. first line of chorus
Names
Heaton, John Langdon (1860-1935) (Lyricist)
Dewey, George (1837-1917) (Dedicatee)
Mills, Kerry (1869-1948) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: F.A. Mills
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Flags -- American
Spanish-American War, 1898
Battleships
Sailors -- American -- 1890-1899
Dewey, George, 1837-1917 -- Commemoration
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover design includes drawing of sailors in front of an American flag with a steamship in the background.
Content: Printed as a supplement to the New York World, Sunday, June 18, 1899.
Content: Summary: Song in praise of Admiral George Dewey.
Statement of responsibility: words by John Langdon Heaton ; music by Kerry Mills.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c8c8eca0-c595-012f-1e90-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1860: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1935: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When Dewey comes sailing home" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef73-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When Dewey comes sailing home" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef73-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). When Dewey comes sailing home Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef73-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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When Dewey comes sailing home