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Face to face
Additional title: I know not now how soon 'twill be. [first line]
Additional title: Yes, I shall see Him, face to face. [first line of refrain]
Johnson, Herbert (1861-1904) (Composer)
Johnson, Herbert (1861-1904) (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Copyright Date: 1897
Date Issued: 1902
Place: Boston, Mass.
Publisher: Waldo Music Co.
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Music Division
Sheet music
Content: Descriptive subtitle on cover: Sacred song.
Content: Version in F major for medium voice.
Content: Summary: Approaching death, the narrator understands the need to come face to face with God.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Herbert Johnson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 095ac450-c592-012f-605a-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1861: Creator Born
  • 1897: Copyright date (Approximate)
  • 1897: Issued
  • 1904: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Face to face" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1902.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Face to face" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 23, 2017.

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Face to face