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Names
Olcott, Chauncey (1858-1932) (Composer)
Olcott, Chauncey (1858-1932) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place Term: New York ; Chicago; London
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Roses
Love songs
Sexual attraction
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : On cover: Sung by Chauncey Olcott.

Content : Version in C major.

Ownership : Gift of the Columbia Broadcasting System Inc., [1974].

Content : Summary: The narrator sings of his girlfriend, his wild Irish Rose (using metaphors to the flower), who will never desert him; he hopes that she will marry him one day.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Chauncey Olcott.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 5253de50-c595-012f-d49a-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1858: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1932: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My wild Irish rose" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f01a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My wild Irish rose" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f01a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). My wild Irish rose Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f01a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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My wild Irish rose