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Additional title: Her cruel heart brought me this pain. [first line]
Palmer, Delmer G. (Lyricist)
Barnes, W. M. (Arranger)
Palmer, Delmer G. (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
Place: Kansas City, Mo.
Publisher: J.W. Jenkins' Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Unrequited love
Ballads, American
Man-woman relationships
Interpersonal conflict
Sheet music
Content: Signatures on cover: Eleanor B. Carpenter; Mrs. W G. Bisbee.
Content: On cover: Delmer G. Palmer.
Content: Stamp on cover: Oscar Lehrer, Music Dealer, Guthrie Oklahoma.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Delmer G. Palmer.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d1123de0-c592-012f-c72f-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1898: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Alone" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1898.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Alone" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 21, 2017.

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