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Absence makes the heart grow fonder : (longing to be near your side)

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Title
Absence makes the heart grow fonder : (longing to be near your side)
Additional title: The head waiters.
Names
Gillespie, Arthur (Lyricist)
Dillea, Herbert (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1900
Place: New York
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 99-300
Topics
Songs
Love songs
Waltzes
Long-distance relationships
Man-woman relationships
Regret
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Caption title.
Content: Cover cameo portrait of man, wearing white tie and tuxedo, probably Frederic Whitfield.
Content: First line of chorus: Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
Content: First line of text: Sweetheart I have grown so lonely.
Content: For voice and piano.
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Respectfully dedicated to Miss Celeste K. Walsh, Chicago, Ill.--Printed above caption title.
Content: Sung with tremendous success by Frederic Whitfield, in Ward & Vokes' production 'The head waiters'--Cover.
Funding: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: words by Arthur Gillespie ; music by Herbert Dillea.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (3 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Center seam torn; edges worn; some corners missing.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG99-C769
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14654725
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f19cafe0-c641-012f-e947-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1900: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Absence makes the heart grow fonder : (longing to be near your side)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-0141-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Absence makes the heart grow fonder : (longing to be near your side)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 11, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-0141-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1900). Absence makes the heart grow fonder : (longing to be near your side) Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-0141-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Absence makes the heart grow fonder : (longing to be near your side)