Because you were an old sweetheart of mine

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Title
Because you were an old sweetheart of mine
Additional title: Just because you were an old sweetheart of mine. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Perhaps tonight we part for life for ever strangers be. [first line]
Names
Maxwell, Jos. B. (Singer)
Jacobs, Maurice L. (Lyricist)
Robinson, Harry I. (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Old age
Love songs
Waltzes
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Photograph of Jos. B. Maxwell.
Statement of responsibility: words by Maurice L. Jacob ; music by Harry I. Robinson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): af015030-c597-012f-f1d3-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 1901: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Because you were an old sweetheart of mine" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8d7b7aec-512a-a3df-e040-e00a18063843

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Because you were an old sweetheart of mine" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 21, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8d7b7aec-512a-a3df-e040-e00a18063843

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). Because you were an old sweetheart of mine Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8d7b7aec-512a-a3df-e040-e00a18063843

Wikipedia Citation

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Because you were an old sweetheart of mine