Where the sweet magnolias bloom

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Title
Where the sweet magnolias bloom
Additional title: I am thinking of my mother, I am longing for the day when we will meet to part no more. [first line of song]
Additional title: Now the sunbeams kiss the hill tops and the birds sing just as gay. [first line of chorus]
Names
Von Tilzer, Harry (1872-1946) (Composer)
Sterling, Andrew B (b. 1874) (Lyricist)
Hardisty, Dayse (Former owner)
Davenport, Dot (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: William C. Dunn & Co; / Shapiro, Bernstein & Von Tilzer
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Reminiscing
Mothers and sons
Genres
Vocal scores with piano
Notes
Content: Cover design includes drawing of magnolia blossoms, and a photograph of Dot Davenport.
Content: Signature of former owners on cover at top: Mrs. Gill & J. Lina, Aug. 9, 1900 - Dayse Hardisty.
Content: Summary: The narrator longs for his mother whom he last saw years ago.
Statement of responsibility: words by Andrew B. Sterling ; music by Harry Von Tilzer.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d253bbc0-c595-012f-c4d9-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1872: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1946: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Where the sweet magnolias bloom" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef82-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Where the sweet magnolias bloom" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 29, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef82-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). Where the sweet magnolias bloom Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef82-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Where the sweet magnolias bloom