The star of the east ; words by George Cooper ; music by Amanda Kennedy.

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Title
The star of the east ; words by George Cooper ; music by Amanda Kennedy.
Additional title: Oh star that leads to God above! Whose rays are peace and joy and love! [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Star of the east, oh Bethlehem's star, guiding us on to heaven afar! [first line]
Names
Cooper, George (1840-1927) (Lyricist)
Kennedy, Amanda (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1890

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1890
Date Issued: 1890
Place: New York, N.Y.
Publisher: Leo Feist
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Star of Bethlehem
Christmas music
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Caption title indicates the melody is from the song Star of the sea.
Content: Cover illustrates two five-pointed stars. On t.p.: The famous sacred song success.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6a5a0ab0-c58d-012f-2a93-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1840: Creator Born
  • 1890: Issued
  • 1927: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The star of the east ; words by George Cooper ; music by Amanda Kennedy." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1890 - 1890. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-eb1a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The star of the east ; words by George Cooper ; music by Amanda Kennedy." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 22, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-eb1a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1890 - 1890). The star of the east ; words by George Cooper ; music by Amanda Kennedy. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-eb1a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The star of the east ; words by George Cooper ; music by Amanda Kennedy.