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Title
The sunlight of my heart
Additional title: Down at home htere's a real old fashion'd cottage. [first line of song]
Additional title: Where there birds are singing sweetly in the spring time. [first line of chorus]
Names
Newins, Chas. M. (Dedicatee)
FItzpatrick, M. J. (Composer)
FItzpatrick, M. J. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: Fitzpatrick Bros.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Death
Irony
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Dedication on cover: Dedicated to Chas. M. Newins, past exalted ruler of Lodge 22, B.P.O. Elks.
Content: Summary: The narrator tells of the joy in seeing Annie who lives in the old-fashioned cottage, and whom he likens to the blossoms, and hopes to meet her again; on a subsequent visit, after he is told she no longer lives there, he wanders down the road and sees her grave among the blossoms.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by M.J. Fitzpatrick.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a46e8f70-c595-012f-feb9-58d385a7bc34
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. "The sunlight of my heart" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef8e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The sunlight of my heart" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef8e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). The sunlight of my heart Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef8e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The sunlight of my heart