The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that sways the world [First line of chorus]

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Names
Browne, Raymond A. (1871-1922 ) (Lyricist)
Coleman, Charles (1885-1951) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place Term: [New York]
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Lullabies -- United States
Mothers & children -- 1800-1899
Love, Maternal
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover illustration features a mother sitting in a chair holding a baby in her arms with her older daughter kneeling next to them.

Content : Musical supplement to the New York Sunday Press, Jan. 20, 1901.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Raymond A. Browne ; music by Charles Coleman.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 28faf790-c595-012f-711e-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1871: Creator Born
  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1922: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that sways the world [First line of chorus]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f037-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that sways the world [First line of chorus]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 18, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f037-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that sways the world [First line of chorus] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f037-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that sways the world [First line of chorus]