Rosie, sweet Rosabel

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Rosie, sweet Rosabel
Additional title: Rosie, sweet Rosabel, I love her more than I can tell. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: here is a maiden, sweet Rosabel. [first line]
Dresser, Paul (1858-1906) (Composer)
Dresser, Paul (1858-1906) (Lyricist)
Menzel, Wilhelm (Illustrator)
May, Allen (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place: New York
Publisher: Howley
Library locations
Music Division
Love songs
Sexual attraction
Sheet music
Content: On cover: The international hit...The popular song and chorus sung with great success by Allen May.
Content: Cover contains reproduction of a painting by Wilhelm Menzler (1890) of a woman holding a bonnet, seated on a bench in a meadow with a lake in the background.
Statement of responsibility: written and composed by Paul Dresser.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c23c9eb0-c58e-012f-705c-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1858: Creator Born
  • 1893: Issued
  • 1906: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Rosie, sweet Rosabel