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Title
The pardon came too late
Additional title: A fair-haired boy in a foreign land, at sunrise was to die. [first line]
Additional title: A volley was fired at sunrise, just after break of day. [first line of chorus]
Names
Dresser, Paul, 1858-1906 (Lyricist)
Dresser, Paul, 1858-1906 (Composer)
Jos. W. Stern & Co. (Copyright holder)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1891

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Publisher: Willis Woodward & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Executions
Pardon
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: At bottom of p. 2: Copyright assigned 1912 to Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Content: Cover printed in white, red and olive green.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Paul Dresser.
Date: Copyright date: 1912
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b3d05d40-c58d-012f-e42d-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

  • 1858: Creator Born
  • 1891: Issued
  • 1906: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The pardon came too late" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-eddb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The pardon came too late" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 5, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-eddb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1891). The pardon came too late Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-eddb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The pardon came too late