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Title
What would your answer be?
Additional title: If I should ask you to be mine, what would your answer be? [first line]
Additional title: What would your answer be, love, tell it, my heart, to me. [first line of chorus]
Names
Deagon, Arthur (ca. 1873-1927) (Singer)
Levi, Maurice (Composer)
Browne, Raymond A. (1871-1922 ) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Questioning
Love songs
Genres
Vocal scores with piano
Notes
Content: On cover: Sung with great success by the well-known baritone Arthur K. Deagon of Ward & Vokes Co. Cover includes photograph of Arthur K. Deagon.
Content: Summary: The narrator poses questions to their friend wondering if they share the love the narrator feels.
Statement of responsibility: words by Raymond A. Browne ; music Maurice Levi.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b947dcf0-c591-012f-a896-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1873: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1927: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "What would your answer be?" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-170d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "What would your answer be?" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 30, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-170d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). What would your answer be? Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-170d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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What would your answer be?