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My rainbow bride
Additional title: A daughter of toil was Rose Marie. [first line of song]
Additional title: Beautiful Rose Marie. [alternative title]
Additional title: With her snowy arms around me and her rosy lips to mine. [first line of chorus]
MacDonough, Glen (d. 1924) (Lyricist)
Martinetti, Ignacio (Composer)
Martinetti, Ignacio (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: Brooks & Denton
Library locations
Music Division
Dyeing -- 1800-1899
Humorous songs
Sexual attraction
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Ignacio Martinetti's latest success as sung by him in May Irwin's play "Kate Kip." Cover includes photograph of Ignacio Martinetti.
Content: Summary: The narrator is in love with Rose Marie who works at the dye factory, near where have a trysting place; the day the narrator plans to give his engagement ring, a factor explosion occurs, resulting in Rose Marie having many unusual colors.
Statement of responsibility: words by Glen Mac Dounough ; music by Ignacio Martinetti.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4b277c30-c595-012f-ffb3-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

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My rainbow bride