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Title
Irene, or, Thou art the fairest flower
Additional title: The brightest eyes that ever shone, the truest heart that ever beat. [first line]
Additional title: Thou art the fairest flower, so gentle and demure. [firrst line of chorus]
Names
Leithmann, J. (Lyricist)
Bordner, C. L. (Composer)
Persse, Thomas H. (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: Philadelphia
Publisher: M.D. Swisher
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Love songs
Waltzes
Sexual attraction
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: picture of Thomas H. Persse.
Statement of responsibility: words by Jacob Leithmann ; music by Clarence L. Bordner.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4be13fd0-c58f-012f-a860-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Irene, or, Thou art the fairest flower" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6c7bab41-9e4c-f880-e040-e00a1806308b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Irene, or, Thou art the fairest flower" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6c7bab41-9e4c-f880-e040-e00a1806308b

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). Irene, or, Thou art the fairest flower Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6c7bab41-9e4c-f880-e040-e00a1806308b

Wikipedia Citation

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Irene, or, Thou art the fairest flower