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Title
My sweetheart from over the sea
Additional title: I left dear old Ireland -- 'twas long years ago -- then loved I a maiden. [first line]
Additional title: Over the sea we're sailing, over the sea of life. [first line of chorus]
Names
Ashton, Gilbert (Composer)
O'Halloran, Jere (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: Boston
Publisher: The Oran Hall Music Pub. Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Love songs
Waltzes
Songs, Irish
Ocean
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover includes a photograph of Jere O'Halloran with a reproduction of his signature.
Content: On cover: Sung by Marie Warren, Madge Groome, Louise Horner, William Oliver, May Estele Belmont, Master Eddie O'Halloran, Alice Clifford, Mamie Fowler, Master Fred Casey, Belle Thornton.
Statement of responsibility: words by Jere O'Halloran ; music by Gilbert Ashton.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8e738d20-c58f-012f-9d80-58d385a7bc34
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. "My sweetheart from over the sea" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06a2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My sweetheart from over the sea" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 19, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06a2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). My sweetheart from over the sea Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06a2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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My sweetheart from over the sea