Those cruel words "good-bye"

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Names
Helf, J. Fred (Composer)
Helf, J. Fred (Lyricist)
Jones, Ada (Singer)
Kerr (Cover designer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place Term: New York
Publisher: W.B. Gray
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Separation (Psychology)
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover design by Kerr is an abstraction.

Content : On cover: As sung by Ada Jones at Tony Pastor's Theatre, N.Y. Cover includes photograph of Ada Jones.

Content : Published as the musical supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser. Sept. 10, 1899.

Content : Summary: Responding to a partner, the narrator acknowledges they should separate, but tries to remind the partner of the good times of their relationship, and tells that separation would be cruel.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by J. Fred Helf.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: b4b4bd70-c595-012f-b62b-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Those cruel words "good-bye"" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efa6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Those cruel words "good-bye"" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efa6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). Those cruel words "good-bye" Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efa6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Those cruel words "good-bye"