Mother, Queen of home

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Mother, Queen of home
Additional title: A mother sat singing her baby to sleep, at the close of a summer's day [First line of song]
Additional title: The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that sways the world [First line of chorus]
Browne, Raymond A. (1871-1922 ) (Lyricist)
Coleman, Charles (1885-1951) (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: [New York]
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Lullabies -- United States
Mothers & children -- 1800-1899
Love, Maternal
Sheet music
Content: Cover illustration features a mother sitting in a chair holding a baby in her arms with her older daughter kneeling next to them.
Content: Musical supplement to the New York Sunday Press, Jan. 20, 1901.
Statement of responsibility: words by Raymond A. Browne ; music by Charles Coleman.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 28faf790-c595-012f-711e-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1871: Creator Born
  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1922: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Mother, Queen of home" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Mother, Queen of home" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 22, 2017.

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Mother, Queen of home