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My Mary Green
Additional title: Airy, fairy, contrary is Mary Green. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: lose beside a running brook, just outside the town. [first line]
Spaulding, George L. (1864-1921) (Composer)
Spaulding, George L. (1864-1921) (Lyricist)
Harding, Frank (Copyright holder)
Devore, Charles (Other)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1891

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Date Issued: 1891
Place: New York
Publisher: Frank Harding's Music House
Library locations
Music Division
Feminine beauty (Aesthetics)
Sheet music
Content: Cover illustration in monochrome shows the face and torso of a young woman with curly neck-length hair and a shawl around her neck.
Content: Dealer's stamp on rear cover: John F. Cooper's Music Store, latest sheet music, pianos to rent, and on installments, Sacramento, Cal[ifornia].
Content: Dedication on cover: Dedicated to and sung by Charles Devore, the popular ventriloquist.
Statement of responsibility: written and composed by Henry Lamb.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): acad35b0-c58d-012f-97e8-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1864: Creator Born
  • 1891: Issued
  • 1921: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My Mary Green" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891 - 1891.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My Mary Green" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 21, 2017.

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My Mary Green