Whent he gold was turning gray

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Title
Whent he gold was turning gray
Additional title: A year ago, my sweetheart dear, you promised to be mine. [first line of song]
Additional title: When the gold was turning gray I can ne'er forget the day. [first line of chorus]
Names
Marion, Harry S. (Lyricist)
Morse, Theodore F. (1873-1924) (Composer)
Rampone, Kitty (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: c190
Place: New York
Publisher: Feist & Frankenthaler
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Sunrises & sunsets
Reminiscing
Betrothal
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: On cover: Sung with great success by Kitty Rampone. Cover includes photograph of Ktty Rampone.
Content: Cover design includes drawing of a sunset over a body of water.
Content: Summary: The narrator recalls how he and his woman friend pledged love to each other and promised to get married; now it is a year later and she has died, but he still remembers his promise to her.
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry S. Marion ; music by Theo. F. Morse
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6a3df680-c599-012f-0a1c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Whent he gold was turning gray