Life is a dream

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Life is a dream
Additional title: Beauty and the beast. Life is a dream. [uniform title]
Additional title: Oh how divine, how entrancing, is the gay life that we lead. [first line]
Schleiffartth, Clara (Lyricist)
Saalfield, Richard A. (Copyright holder)
Schleiffarth, George (d. 1921) (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1891

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Date Issued: 1891
Place: Chicago
Publisher: Edward A. Saalfeld
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Sheet music
Content: Above caption title: As sung with greatest success in "Beauty and the beast."
Content: Cover includes photograph of Geo Schleiffarth.
Statement of responsibility: composed by Geo. Schleiffarth ; [words by Clara Schleiffarth].
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a0e88910-c58d-012f-edfb-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1891: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Life is a dream" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891 - 1891.

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Life is a dream