When lovers prove unkind

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When lovers prove unkind
Additional title: The many years that you were mine, dear. [first line]
Additional title: You were the world to me. [first line of chorus]
Horwitz, Charles (1864-1938) (Lyricist)
Bowers, Fred. V. (1874-1961) (Composer)
Nelson, Nana (Dedicatee)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Date Issued: 1897
Place: Chicago
Publisher: Sol. Bloom
Library locations
Music Division
Unrequited love
Man-woman relationships
Interpersonal conflict
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Frederick V. Bowers(?)
Content: Dedication: Respectfully dedicated to Miss Nana Nelson.
Statement of responsibility: words by Chas. Horwitz ; music by Frederick V. Bowers.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bd71b230-c592-012f-d738-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1864: Creator Born
  • 1897: Issued
  • 1938: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When lovers prove unkind" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-187f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When lovers prove unkind" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 21, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-187f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897 - 1897). When lovers prove unkind Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-187f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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When lovers prove unkind