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Title
The sparkle of my lady's eyes
Additional title: Enemy to the king. Sparkle of my lady's eyes. [uniform title]
Additional title: The sparkle of my lady's eyes. [first line]
Names
Howson, Frank A. (Composer)
Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh) (1859-1933) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Deception -- 1800-1899
Musicals
Sexual attraction
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover includes a photograph of an unidentified male actor in costume.
Content: Dealer's stamp on cover at bottom center: H. A. French, music publisher & dealer, Nashville, [Tennessee].
Content: On cover: Sung in E. H. Sothern's play An enemy to the king.
Content: Summary: The sparkle of a lady's eyes is a joy for men, but is deceptive when women show their treason.
Statement of responsibility: words by R.N. Stephens ; music by Frank A. Howson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a15c96f0-c591-012f-3bae-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

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The sparkle of my lady's eyes" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6ed54de7-103a-6787-e040-e00a18061f8d

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The sparkle of my lady's eyes" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6ed54de7-103a-6787-e040-e00a18061f8d

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). The sparkle of my lady's eyes Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6ed54de7-103a-6787-e040-e00a18061f8d

Wikipedia Citation

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The sparkle of my lady's eyes