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Title
Breaking the ties of home
Additional title: There's a story that's sad, that they tell of a lad. [first line]
Additional title: You're breaking the ties of home, John, going to lead a new life. [first line of chorus]
Names
Newman, Joe (Composer)
Newman, Joe (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Place: Denver, Colo.
Publisher: Joseph Newman
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Parent and child
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover includes a photograph of Joe Newman.
Content: Dealer's stamp on cover at bottom center: Syman's music store, 323 16th St. next to Fair.
Content: On cover: This song was suggested to the composer by Hovenden's famous picture, "Breakign home ties," exhibited at the World's Columbian Exposition, 1893. Thos. Hovenden, artst, was born in Ireland, December 28, 1840. On August 14, 1895, he was instantly killed by a locomotive while making a vain attempt to rescue a little girl at a grade crossing near Norristown, Pa.
Statement of responsibility: by Joe Newman.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 10818200-c590-012f-cc41-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Breaking the ties of home" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-156e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Breaking the ties of home" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-156e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895). Breaking the ties of home Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-156e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Breaking the ties of home