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Hooker, Brian (Lyricist)
Gershwin, George (1898-1937) (Composer)

Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television.

Sheet music, 1922.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1922
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Harms
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Our Nell, 1922)
Sheet music
Content : Caption title.

Content : Covers separated; edges frayed and torn.

Content : Ensembles by Julian Mitchell, staged by W.H. Gilmore--Cover.

Content : First line of refrain: By and by, dream days will dawn.

Content : First line of text: What's the good of dreams that never come true?

Content : For voice and piano.

Content : Hayseed Productions Inc. presents Our Nell, a musical mellow drayma--Cover.

Content : National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.

Content : Sung by the characters Frank and Helen in the musical Hayseed.

Content : Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Brian Hooker ; music by George Gershwin.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (4 p.) : ill. ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14530069
UUID: b8e67850-c5ff-012f-31fd-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1922: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "By and by" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1922.

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