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Trilby will be true
Additional title: Artist's model. Trilby will be true. [uniform title]
Additional title: I've met my fate I am in love with a Trilby. [first line]
Additional title: Trilby will be true, that I could see. [first line of chorus]
Farkoa, Maurice (d. 1916) (Singer)
Lee, J. B. (Owner)
Edwards, Geo. (Owner)
Stuart, Leslie (1864-1928) (Composer)
Stuart, Leslie (1864-1928) (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place: London ; Boston, [etc.]
Publisher: Hoopwood & Crew ; White-Smith Music Pub. Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Sexual attraction
Du Maurier, George, 1834-1896. Trilby
Sheet music
Content: Signature of former owner on cover at top right: J. B. Lee, 1895. Signature of another former owner near bottom right: Geo. Edwards.
Content: On cover: Sung by Mr. Maurice Farkoa. Trilby will be true : song introduced int he musical comedy An artist's model.
Statement of responsibility: written and composed by Leslie Stuart.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c2315fb0-c590-012f-6d7d-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Trilby will be true" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1895.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Trilby will be true" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 19, 2017.

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Trilby will be true