Light of my heart, goodbye

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Title
Light of my heart, goodbye
Additional title: I wonder if you see me now, beside your little bed. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: They tell me you are dead, sweet one. [first line]
Names
Wilson, Chas. J. (Composer)
Davis, J. Charles, Mrs. (Dedicatee)
Hennessy, Roland (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place: New York
Publisher: P.J. Howley & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Children -- Death
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Below caption: music by CHas. J. Wilson, op. 492.
Content: Cover contains photograph of Mrs. J. Chas. Davis.
Content: Dedication on cover: Writen for an respectfully inscribed to Mrs. J. Chas. Davis neé Dunn.
Statement of responsibility: words by Roland Hennessy ; music by Chas. J. Wilson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 919b11c0-c58e-012f-11f0-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Light of my heart, goodbye" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1893. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f502-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Light of my heart, goodbye" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 26, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f502-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1893 - 1893). Light of my heart, goodbye Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f502-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Light of my heart, goodbye