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Title
The Colonel
Additional title: For that they made me colonel. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: I'm the finest thing in the soldier line. [first line]
Names
Smith, Harry Bache (1860-1936) (Lyricist)
Stromberg, John (1853-1902) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Date Issued: 1900
Place: New York ; Chicago ; [etc.]
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Soldiers
Alcoholic beverages
Battlefields
Military promotions
Humorous songs
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Man holding a fan.
Content: Stamp on cover: Property of the Witmark music library.
Content: Dedication: Respectfully dedicated to our esteemed friend Col. A. H. Goetting, Springfield, Mass.
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry B. Smith ; music by John Stromberg.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1b83bb60-c596-012f-f7f6-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1860: Creator Born
  • 1900: Issued
  • 1936: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Colonel" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900 - 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-eef1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Colonel" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 22, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-eef1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1900 - 1900). The Colonel Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-eef1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Colonel