When the lilacs are in bloom

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Title
When the lilacs are in bloom
Additional title: I'll come home again when the lilacs are in bloom. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: I'll come home again when the lilacs are in bloom. [first line]
Names
Ahrens, Kathryn (Composer)
Ahrens, Kathryn (Lyricist)
Rosenthal, J. E. (Illustrator)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: The United States Publishing Company
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Separation (Psychology)
Lilacs
Ocean
Sailors
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Dealer's stamp on cover at bottom right: H. A. French, music dealer, Nashville, Tenn.
Content: Summary: A sailor promises to return to his sweetheart when spring has arrived and lilacs are in bloom; he ask her not to cry or be fearful.
Content: Cover lithograph by J. E. Rosenthal of 411 Pearl St. [New York] shows a sailor embracing and kissing a woman by a wooden fence, with a sailing ship in the ocean in the background.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Kathryn Ahrens.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bd1845a0-c591-012f-7cfd-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

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When the lilacs are in bloom" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c090-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When the lilacs are in bloom" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 26, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c090-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). When the lilacs are in bloom Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c090-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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When the lilacs are in bloom