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Title
When it's a boy
Additional title: Lost, strayed or stolen. When it's a boy. [uniform title]
Additional title: Many days of rosy rapture in one's mem'ry are retained. [first line]
Additional title: When do our hearts with happiness glow? When it's a boy! [first line of chorus]
Names
Morse, Woolson, 1858-1897 (Composer)
Goodwin, J. Cheever (John Cheever), 1850-1912 (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Humorous songs
Musicals
Infant boys
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Lost, strayed or solent, musical comedy as produced at the Fifth Ave. Tehatre, New York.
Content: Summary: A good life can be upset when one has a baby boy, who can wreak havoc on life.
Statement of responsibility: words by J. Cheever Goodwin ; music by Woolson Morse.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ba986fd0-c591-012f-75ac-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

  • 1858: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1897: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When it's a boy" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-170e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When it's a boy" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 3, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-170e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896). When it's a boy Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-170e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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When it's a boy