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Sweet little Rosey-Posey

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Title
Sweet little Rosey-Posey
Additional title: Beautiful Rose, when the wind blows, ev'ry one knows you are blooming. [first line]
Additional title: Sweet little Rosey-Posey, all in your Sunday clo'esey. [first line of chorus]
Names
Hyams, John (Singer)
Dacre, Harry, 1860-1922 (Lyricist)
Dacre, Harry, 1860-1922 (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: Spaulding & Gray ; Frank Dean & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Love songs
Waltzes
Hope
Sexual attraction
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover includes photograph of John Hyams with caption: Sung by John Hyams.
Content: On cover: "A cottage that's built for two"; the theme upon which the great popular waltz song "Sweet little Rosey-posey" is written.
Content: Signature of former owner at top right partially cut off: ...dy Wunderlich. [?]
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Harry Dacre.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b20ae600-c590-012f-8526-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sweet little Rosey-Posey" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-165d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sweet little Rosey-Posey" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 27, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-165d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895). Sweet little Rosey-Posey Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-165d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Sweet little Rosey-Posey