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For old glory
Additional title: For they'll know no north nor south, they'll know no east nor west, but they'll all know the one land of all lands the best. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Is it true fair Columbia's star has set to rise no more? [first line]
Furst, William (1852-1917) (Composer)
Goodwin, J. Cheever (John Cheever) (1850-1912) (Lyricist)
Mora, Eleanor (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Copyright Date: 1897
Date Issued: 1898
Place: New York
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Flags -- American -- 1890-1899
Patriotic music
Sheet music
Content: On cover: As sung by Eleanor Mora. Cover includes portrait drawing of Eleanor Mora. Cover also includes drawing of a United States flag. Cover designer's name: Igoe.
Content: Printed as a supplement to the Sunday Examiner, May 8, 1898.
Statement of responsibility: words by J. Cheever Goodwin ; music by William Furst.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0e363cf0-c592-012f-4529-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1852: Creator Born
  • 1897: Copyright date (Approximate)
  • 1897: Issued
  • 1917: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "For old glory" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1898.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "For old glory" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 26, 2017.

APA Format

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For old glory