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Patrick's day parade
Harrigan, Edward, 1844-1911 (Lyricist)
Braham, David, 1838-1905 (Composer)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1874

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1874
Place: New York
Publisher: Wm. A. Pond
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 00-338
Content: Cover includes drawing of what are probably parade marchers, a man and woman in top hats carrying the Irish and American flags.
Content: First line of chorus: We shout hurrah for Erin go bragh.
Content: First line of text: Saint Patrick was a gentleman.
Content: For voice and piano.
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Sung with immmense success by Harrigan & Hart--Bottom of cover.
Content: To the Hon. James Hayes (New York)--Printed above cover title.
Funding: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (3 p.) : ill. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10826013
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14693481
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4b9da780-c642-012f-9d76-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1844: Creator Born
  • 1874: Created
  • 1911: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Patrick's day parade" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1874.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Patrick's day parade" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 28, 2023.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1874). Patrick's day parade Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Patrick's day parade