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Title
What right have you to judge her
Additional title: It was on a crowded thoroughfare a mother found one day. [first line of song]
Additional title: What right have you to judge her? [first line of chorus]
Names
Baer, Chas. E. (Charles E.) (1870-1962) (Composer)
Baer, Chas. E. (Charles E.) (1870-1962) (Lyricist)
Bunte, Fred W. (Arranger)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Place: Philadelphia, PA
Publisher: Joseph Morris
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Reconciliation
Mothers and daughters
Waltzes
Man-woman relationships
Judgment
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover design includes photograph intended to portray song: a mother points accusingly at a man, while her daughter looks down in despair.
Content: On cover: Sung and illustrated with great success by Miss Ada Jones.
Content: Summary: On a crowded street a mother encounters her daughter and son-in-law; the son-in-law suggests the problem is the daughter's fault, but the mother reproves the son-in-law by asking whether he has the right to judge, since he led her astray; the son-in-law then asks the mother for forgiveness, acknowledging that the problem was his fault; the mother refuses a reconciliation, saying the son-in-law has broken every promise.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Chas. E. Baer.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c2fc2db0-c595-012f-9150-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1870: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1962: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "What right have you to judge her" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef6b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "What right have you to judge her" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef6b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). What right have you to judge her Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef6b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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What right have you to judge her