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The day love died
Additional title: The day, the day love died, dear, my cheeks with tears were wet. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: The spring in vernal splendor now returns with lightsome tread. [first line]
Chambers, Augusta Howe (Composer)
Chambers, Augusta Howe (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place Term: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Publisher: Charles Coleman
Library locations
Music Division
Grief -- 1800-1899
Depression (Mental state)
Sheet music
Content : Cover printed in green and brown ink.

Content : Cover includes photograph of unidentified elderly woman, possibly Augusta Howe Chambers. Remainder of cover includes floral design.

Content : Summary: Nature goes on, but love has left me.

Statement of Responsibility: Written and composed by Augusta Howe Chambers.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: fc44f1b0-c590-012f-89f8-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The day love died" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The day love died" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 11, 2016.

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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The day love died