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Title
When you were sweet sixteen
Additional title: I love you as I never loved before. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: When first I saw the love-light in your eye. [first line]
Names
Thornton, James (1861-1938) (Lyricist)
Thornton, James (1861-1938) (Composer)
Thornton, Bonnie (Singer)
Moore, Raymon (Singer)
Coney, Alphonze (Dedicatee)
Coney, Alphonze, Mrs. (Dedicatee)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
Place Term: New York
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Teenagers
Betrothal
Love songs
Dreams
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Dedication: Respectfully dedicated to our esteemed friends Mr. & Mrs. Alphonze Comey.

Content : On cover: Bonnie Thornton ; Raymon Moore.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by James Thornton.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 209c72f0-c594-012f-302b-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1861: Creator Born
  • 1898: Issued
  • 1938: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When you were sweet sixteen" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f1a6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When you were sweet sixteen" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 14, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f1a6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898 - 1898). When you were sweet sixteen Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f1a6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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When you were sweet sixteen