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Title
The singer and the song
Additional title: "Weep no more my lady" 'twas a song of a bygone day. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: I was sitting at a table, in a concert hall one night. [first line of song]
Names
Edwards, Gus (1879-1945) (Composer)
Cobb, Will D. (1876-1930) (Lyricist)
Philbrick, William H. (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1908, c1899
Place: New York
Publisher: Herbert H. Taylor, Inc. ; Howlley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Concerts
Man-woman relationships
Remorse
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover includes photograph of William H. Philbrick.
Content: Subtitle on cover: An imprint stamped for life on memory's page.
Content: Summary: While attending a concert, the narrator sees a dishelved woman who stands up to sing "Weep No More My Lady"; not only does he recognize the song, but the woman was his fiancée until they quarreled; he now feels remorse.
Statement of responsibility: words by Will D. Cobb, music by Gus Edwards.
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 945d20c0-c595-012f-e2e4-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1879: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1945: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The singer and the song" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1908, c1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c0cb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The singer and the song" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c0cb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1908, c1899). The singer and the song Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c0cb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The singer and the song