Bright eyes

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Bright eyes
Additional title: As I wandered down by the stream. [first line]
Additional title: I met my love with her wavy, golden hair. [first line of chorus]
Rising, Will S. (Lyricist)
Robinson, Will, songwriter (Composer)
Allen, Walter (Dedicatee)
Allen, Lotta (Dedicatee)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1890

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1890
Date Issued: 1890
Place: Boston
Publisher: White-Smith Music Publishing
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Music Division
Allen, Lotta
Sheet music
Ownership: Cover illustration shows a drawing of a woman (possibly of the dedicatee, Lotta Allen), facing forward holding an object (possibly a fan).
Statement of responsibility: words by Will S. Rising ; music by Will Robinson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (5 p.) ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3e067250-c58d-012f-ffe8-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1890: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Bright eyes" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1890 - 1890.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Bright eyes" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 19, 2017.

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Bright eyes