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Oh! Days of yore
Additional title: O days of yore, what charm shall reawaken, the joyous hope that set my youth aglow? [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Two lovers strayed, in golden summer weather. [first line of song]
Sprowacker, L. Von (Composer)
Rosenfeld, Sydney (1855-1931) (Lyricist)
Steger, Julius (1870-1959) (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
Separation (Psychology)
Man-woman relationships
Incidental music
Sheet music
Content: On cover: As sung with immense success by Mr. Julius Steger in Lederer & McLellan's production A dangerous maid at the Casino, New York. Cover includes an uncaptioned photograph presumably of Julius Steger.
Content: Summary: There were once two lovers but now they are separated; where once there was happiness, now there is sorrow.
Statement of responsibility: words by Sidney Rosenferld ; music by L. Sprowacker.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 572fd440-c595-012f-d32c-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Oh! Days of yore" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Oh! Days of yore" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 3, 2016.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). Oh! Days of yore Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Oh! Days of yore