The sentinel asleep

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The sentinel asleep
Additional title: O sentinel! brave sentinel! [first line of chorus]
Additional title: That night upon the battlefield the dead and dying lay. [first line]
Lamb, Arthur J. (1870-1928) (Lyricist)
Von Tilzer, Harry (1872-1946) (Composer)
Tascott (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Date Issued: 1900
Place: New York ; Detroit
Publisher: Jerome H. Remick & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Soldiers -- American -- 1900-1909
Marches (Voice with piano)
Man-woman relationships
Men's dreams
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Photograph of Tascott; soldier.
Statement of responsibility: words by Arthur Lamb ; music by Harry Von Tilzer.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1f4d5cc0-c597-012f-5b5f-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1870: Creator Born
  • 1900: Issued
  • 1928: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The sentinel asleep" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900 - 1900.

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The sentinel asleep