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Miskel-Hoyt, Caroline (1873-1898) (Singer)
Ellsworth, Eugene (Composer)
Ellsworth, Eugene (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place Term: Pittsburg, Pa.
Publisher: Basler's Music House
Library locations
Music Division
Women -- Sweden
Love songs
Sexual attraction
Sheet music
Content : Dealer's stamp on cover at bottom right: For sale by Wehman, 130 & 132 Park Row, New York.

Content : Dedication on cover: Respectfully dedicated to Caroline Miskel-Hoyt sung with great success nightly in Hoyt's "A contented woman" co. Cover includes two photographs of Caroline Miskel-Hoyt, one in profile, and one in full-length with the caption: A neat little foot, oh, so dainty.

Content : On cover: The latest waltz-song triumph!...A beautiful love song of a dainty, Swedish belle, set to a dreamy waltz melody.

Content : Summary: Erica, a dainty woman living in Sweden is the object of the narrator's affection; since her parents are wealthy and he is not, he is working to make his fortune and then marry Erica.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Eugene Ellsworth.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: fae80870-c590-012f-8409-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1873: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1898: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Dainty, saintly Erica" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Dainty, saintly Erica" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Dainty, saintly Erica Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Dainty, saintly Erica