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Title
Sweet Nellie Bawn
Additional title: Stroll through the meadows, cross o'er a stream. [first line]
Additional title: Yes! she's my Nellie, no fairer seen. [first line of chorus]
Names
Williams, Lottie (Singer)
Rossiter, Will (1867-1954) (Composer)
Rossiter, Will (1867-1954) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1892

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1892
Date Issued: c1894 [c1892]
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: Will Rossiter
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Betrothal
Waltzes
Sexual attraction
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: "Fair as the lily, fair as the rose" Sweet Nellie Bawn, the leading waltz song of America...having already passed the sixty thousand mark...now being sung by Lottie Williams.
Content: According to Library of Congress Name Authorities, W. R. Williams was a pseudonym for Will Rossiter.
Content: Cover includes two photographs of Lottie Williams. Captions of photograph at upper right of cover: The queen of ideal soubrettes, Lottie Williams. Caption of photograph in center: As Lottie Williams appears singing "Sweet Nellie Bawn."
Statement of responsibility: words and music by W.R. Williams.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 34340350-c58e-012f-74f3-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1892: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sweet Nellie Bawn" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1892 - c1894 [c1892]. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f338-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sweet Nellie Bawn" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 18, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f338-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1892 - c1894 [c1892]). Sweet Nellie Bawn Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f338-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Sweet Nellie Bawn