Now the sunbeams kiss the hill tops and the birds sing just as gay. [first line of chorus]

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Names
Von Tilzer, Harry (1872-1946) (Composer)
Sterling, Andrew B (b. 1874) (Lyricist)
Da Costa, Fanny (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place Term: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: William C. Dunn & Co; / Shapiro, Bernstein & Von Tilzer
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Reminiscing
Mothers and sons
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover design includes drawing of magnolia blossoms, and a photograph of Fanny Da Costa.

Content : Summary: The narrator longs for his mother whom he last saw years ago.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Andrew B. Sterling ; music by Harry Von Tilzer.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: cfbfbf40-c595-012f-bb49-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1872: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1946: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Now the sunbeams kiss the hill tops and the birds sing just as gay. [first line of chorus]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef7e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Now the sunbeams kiss the hill tops and the birds sing just as gay. [first line of chorus]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 26, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef7e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). Now the sunbeams kiss the hill tops and the birds sing just as gay. [first line of chorus] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef7e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Now the sunbeams kiss the hill tops and the birds sing just as gay. [first line of chorus]