The way to ask a girl to marry

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Title
The way to ask a girl to marry
Additional title: If perchange you love a pretty maiden one you'd like to make your wife some day. [first line of song]
Additional title: Wait until there's no one near. [first line of chorus]
Names
Hall and Herbert (Singer)
Friedman, Leo (1869-1927) (Composer)
Browne, Raymond A. (1871-1922 ) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Date Issued: 1901
Place: [Chicago]
Publisher: Sol. Bloom
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Couples
Marriage proposals
Bashfulness
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover includes photograph of Hall and Herbert in costume.
Content: Published as the music supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser, Sunday, Oct. 13, 1901, pp. 5-8.
Content: Cover design includes stylized drawing of a woman sitting on a couch with a man on his knees, presumably making a marriage proposal.
Content: Summary: The narrator suggests the manner in which a man can propose marriage to a woman.
Statement of responsibility: words by Raymond A. Browne ; music by Leo Friedman.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bdf512b0-c595-012f-3db9-58d385a7bc34
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: Copyright date (Approximate)
  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The way to ask a girl to marry" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1901. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef63-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The way to ask a girl to marry" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 23, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef63-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1901). The way to ask a girl to marry Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef63-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The way to ask a girl to marry