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Recker, Robert (Publisher)
Drake, illustrator (Cover designer)
Rogers, Harry (Composer)
Rogers, Harry (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Robert Recker & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Separation (Psychology)
Sheet music
Content : Cover design by Drake includes drawing of a woman seated on a bench, a man leaning over the back; in the background is a garden or park, and a dog sits in the foreground.

Content : Imprint at bottom of cover includes thumbnail photograph of Robert Recker.

Content : Summary: The narrator reminisces about his love whom he called sweetheart, before they were separated; they married but she died after one year, and he still thinks of her as his sweetheart.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Harry L. Rogers.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: a987be80-c595-012f-c0ba-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sweetheart" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef96-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sweetheart" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 9, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef96-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). Sweetheart Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef96-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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