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Title
Every rose must have its thorn
Additional title: Savior breathe an evening blessing ere repose our eyelids seal. [first line]
Additional title: Wang. Every rose must have its thorn. [uniform title]
Names
Young, J. Howard (Owner)
Morse, Woolson (1858-1897) (Composer)
Goodwin, J. Cheever (John Cheever) (1850-1912) (Lyricist)
Stevens, Edwin (1860-1923) (Actor)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1891

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Date Issued: 1891
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co. ; Francis, Day & Hunter
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Roses
Musicals
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover carries signature of owner: J. Howard Young, 1899.
Content: On cover: Musical supplement of the Sunday Examiner.
Content: On cover: The musical gem from Wang, sung at the Tivoli.
Content: Cover printed in green and pink ink, showing a photograph of Edwin Stevens (photograph by Bushnell) costumed as Wang surrounded by 4 fawning women.
Statement of responsibility: words by Cheever Goodwin ; music by Woolson Morse.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 88ce86c0-c58d-012f-47d8-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1891: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Every rose must have its thorn" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891 - 1891. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5e66b3e8-6f33-d471-e040-e00a180654d7

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Every rose must have its thorn" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 26, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5e66b3e8-6f33-d471-e040-e00a180654d7

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1891 - 1891). Every rose must have its thorn Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5e66b3e8-6f33-d471-e040-e00a180654d7

Wikipedia Citation

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Every rose must have its thorn