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Title
Baby's song
Additional title: Being a mamma's blessing, being an auntie's joy. [first line]
Additional title: 'm mamma's little baby, and papa's baby too. [first line]
Additional title: Tis nice to be a baby, and have such pretty things. [first line of chorus]

Names
Pidgin, Charles Felton (1844-1923) (Lyricist)
Johnston, Elsie Brooks (Dedicatee)
Wheeler, J. W. (James W.) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1891

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Date Issued: 1891
Place Term: Boston, Mass.
Publisher: Chas. W. Blake & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Children's songs
Waltzes
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Contains instrumental waltz at conclusion of song.

Content : Cover illustration shows a facial portrait of a young woman.

Content : Dedication on t.p..: To Miss Elsie Brooks Johnson, Washington, D.C.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Chas. F. Pidgin ; music by J.W. Wheeler.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 83075d70-c58d-012f-eb9b-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1844: Creator Born
  • 1891: Issued
  • 1923: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Baby's song" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891 - 1891. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5e66b3e9-04d5-d471-e040-e00a180654d7

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Baby's song" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5e66b3e9-04d5-d471-e040-e00a180654d7

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1891 - 1891). Baby's song Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5e66b3e9-04d5-d471-e040-e00a180654d7

Wikipedia Citation

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Baby's song