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Title
The tale of a bumble-bee
Additional title: A bold bumble bee, idly roving o'er the lea. [first line]
Additional title: Love me my own I'll come back to thee. [first line of chorus]
Names
Quinlan, Gertrude (Singer)
Pixley, Frank (1865-1919) (Lyricist)
Luders, Gustav (1865-1913) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Marriage
Promises
Interpersonal relations
Advice
Musicals
Interpersonal conflict
Loyalty
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: On cover: A bee sharpening its stinger. [illustration]
Content: King Dodo. [musical]
Content: On cover: Photographs of Gertrude Quinlan and Wm. Norris.
Statement of responsibility: words by Frank Pixley ; music by Gustav Luders.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 29151fe0-c599-012f-d8ad-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

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

MLA Format

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Chicago/Turabian Format

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APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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The tale of a bumble-bee