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A cannibal maid
Additional title: A cannibal maid one wintry morn', stood by the raging sea. [first line]
Additional title: Poor cannibal maid, ala, how sad this story I unfold. [first line of chorus]
Edwards, Julian (1855-1910) (Lyricist)
Glaser, Lulu (1874-1958) (Singer)
Stange, Stanislaus (d. 1917) (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Interpersonal relations
Humorous songs
Man-woman relationships
Interpersonal conflict
Sheet music
Content: Dolly Varden. [musical]
Content: On cover: Photograph of Lulu Glaser.
Statement of responsibility: words by Stanislaus Stange ; music by Julian Edwards.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bb291f90-c597-012f-215c-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1855: Creator Born
  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 1910: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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A cannibal maid