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Many years ago
Additional title: A Romance of Athlone. Many years ago [uniform title]
Additional title: Childhood days come back again, when I was no older than you [First line of song]
Additional title: Twas on a bright morning in summer, that I first heard his voice spoken low [First line of chorus]
Olcott, Chauncey (1858-1932) (Composer)
Olcott, Chauncey (1858-1932) (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: New York ; [etc.]
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Children -- 1800-1899
Children's songs
Sheet music
Content: Cover illustration features a woman dressed in a toga holding a lyre.
Content: Signature of former owner in ink on cover: Bert B. Barry.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Chauncey Olcott.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1e054970-c595-012f-ad9c-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1858: Creator Born
  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1932: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Many years ago" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Many years ago" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 28, 2017.

APA Format

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Many years ago