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Title
Forever
Additional title: Forever, forever, dear to me you would be [First line of chorus]
Additional title: You ask me if the tender vows that bind us will someday break, as others have before [First line of song]
Names
Saunders, Lucille (Singer)
Browne, Raymond A. (1871-1922 ) (Composer)
Browne, Raymond A. (1871-1922 ) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Place: [New York]
Publisher: Sol. Bloom
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Brides
Marriage
Unrequited love
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover illustration of bride with inset of photograph of Miss Lucille Saunders.
Content: Music supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser, June 2, 1901, pp. 5-8.
Content: On cover: and sung by Miss Lucille Saunders.
Statement of responsibility: written and composed by Raymond A. Browne ; arr. by Leo Friedman.
Date: Copyright date: 1899
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 768ce6b0-c594-012f-7e4d-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

  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Forever" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec73-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Forever" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 6, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec73-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). Forever Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec73-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Forever