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Title
Don't take my darling boy away
Names
De Takacs, André C. (Illustrator)
Dillon, William A., 1877-1966 (Lyricist)
Von Tilzer, Albert (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1915

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1915
Place: New York
Publisher: Broadway Music
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 99-335
Topics
Songs
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Caption title.
Content: Cover illustrated by De Takacs.
Content: First line of chorus: Don't take my darling boy away from me.
Content: First line of text: A mother was kneeling to pray.
Content: For voice and piano.
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Funding: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: words by Will Dillon ; music by Albert Von Tilzer.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (4 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Some edges frayed.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10826013
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG99-C818
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14676423
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 101a1010-c642-012f-14af-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

  • 1915: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Don't take my darling boy away" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1915. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cf29-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Don't take my darling boy away" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 26, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cf29-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1915). Don't take my darling boy away Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cf29-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Don't take my darling boy away