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Title
The bird with a broken wing
Additional title: But the bird with the broken pinion never soared as high again. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: I walked in the woodland meadows, where sweet the thrushes sing. [first line]
Names
Butterworth, Hezekiah (1839-1905) (Lyricist)
Tenney, J. H. (John Harrison) (1840-1918) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: Chicago
Publisher: Hope Publishing Company
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Reform
Birds
Helping behavior
Adopted children
Genres
Scores
Notes
Statement of responsibility: words by Hezekiah Butterworth ; music by J. H. Tenny.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 30 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 05900820-c58f-012f-289e-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

  • 1839: Creator Born
  • 1894: Issued
  • 1905: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The bird with a broken wing" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-05d5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The bird with a broken wing" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-05d5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). The bird with a broken wing Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-05d5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The bird with a broken wing