Sweet Rosalie

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Sweet Rosalie
Additional title: Dear sweet Rosalie, why won't you name the day? [first line of chorus]
Additional title: I am in love with a maiden, who says she's in love with me. [first line of song]
McCabe, Alex. F. (Composer)
Trevelyan, Arthur (Lyricist)
Starmer (Cover designer)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: George L. Spaulding
Library locations
Music Division
Courtship -- 1890-1899
Flowers -- 1800-1899
Content: Cover design by Starmer includes drawings of flowers.
Content: Descriptive subtitle on cover: Waltz song.
Content: Summary: The narrator is in love with Rosalie and she with him, but she can't decide on the day to be married.
Statement of responsibility: words by Arthur Trevelyan ; music by Alex. F. McCabe.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a6f9a8e0-c595-012f-86d0-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sweet Rosalie" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef92-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sweet Rosalie" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 23, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef92-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). Sweet Rosalie Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef92-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Sweet Rosalie