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Title
He thought he was in heaven
Additional title: A man falls in love with a pretty little girl, and he thinks he is in heaven with the angels. [first line]
Additional title: He thinks he is, but is he? [first line of chorus]
Names
Bratton, John W. (John Walter), 1867-1947 (Composer)
Bratton, John W. (John Walter), 1867-1947 (Lyricist)
Harding, Frank (Copyright holder)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Place: New York
Publisher: Frank Harding
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Humorous songs
Self-deception
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: comic song and chorus sung by all leading comedians.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by J.W. Bratton.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 75738a20-c58e-012f-16bf-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

  • 1867: Creator Born
  • 1893: Issued
  • 1947: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "He thought he was in heaven" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f4d5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "He thought he was in heaven" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f4d5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1893). He thought he was in heaven Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f4d5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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He thought he was in heaven