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Title
Faint heart never won fair lady
Additional title: Faint heart never won fair lady. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: In a garden sweet with primrose. [first line of chorus]
Names
Bratton, John W. (John Walter) (1867-1947) (Lyricist)
Bratton, John W. (John Walter) (1867-1947) (Composer)
Morton, Dorothy (19th cent.) (Singer)
Ford, Walter H. (Lyricist)
Ford, Walter H. (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Anxiety
Bashfulness
Man-woman relationships
Sexual attraction
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: On cover: Photograph of Dorothy Morton.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Ford and Bratton.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): edbd8a90-c597-012f-c36c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1867: Creator Born
  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 1947: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

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Chicago/Turabian Format

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APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Faint heart never won fair lady