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Title
Love's truth
Additional title: 'Tis bliss to live and love, true hearts will love for aye. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Sweet lips, blue eyes, and hair of gold, with heart of steel so true. [first lien]
Names
Ensinger, Grace Stevenson (Owner)
Thomas, Gus P. (Singer)
King, H. Fidelio (Composer)
Fleming, Geo. Walt. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Place: Syracuse, N.Y.
Publisher: Geo. Walt Fleming & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Sadness
Happiness
Love songs
Waltzes
Musicals
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover includes photographs of H. Fidelio King and Geo. Walt Fleming.
Content: On cover: As sung by the gifted tenor, Gus. P. Thomas, in Hoyt's "A Trip to Chinatown." Cover includes a photograph with the caption: Dedicated to Gus P. Thomas.
Content: Signature of former owner on cover at top right: Grace Stevenson Ensinger.
Content: Summary: First verse tells of the joy of falling in love, giving thanks to God. Second verse describes the unhappiness of having lost the loved one to death. The chorus describes love continuing despite death, though the narrator longs for the departed.
Statement of responsibility: composed by H. Fidelio King ; written by Geo. Walt Fleming.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 72ca6f70-c58f-012f-8c32-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Love's truth" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-067a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Love's truth" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-067a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894). Love's truth Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-067a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Love's truth