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Additional title: One year ago this very day, your tender eyes first gazed in mine. [first line of song]
Additional title: Star of my life! Hear me, I pray. [first line of chorus]
Trevelyan, Arthur (Composer)
Trevelyan, Arthur (Lyricist)
Gunning, Louise (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Pan (Greek deity)
Man-woman relationships
Sheet music
Content: Cover design includes reproduction of a frieze showing Pan playing to two rabbits.
Content: On cover: Sung by Louise Gunning. Cover design includes photograph of Louise Gunning.
Content: Published as the supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser, Dec. 10, 1899, pp. 13-16.
Content: Summary: The narrator falls in love, and the loved one agrees to marry, but refuses to decide on a date.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Arthur Trevelyan.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b548d8c0-c595-012f-77ad-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Today" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899.

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