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Title
Grandmother's song
Additional title: No matter what we may achieve in fame or wordly glories [First line of song]
Additional title: Oh! I had a little dog and his name was Buff [First line of first refrain]
Additional title: Oh! Taffy was a Welshman, Taffy was a thief [First line of second refrain]
Additional title: Oh! wee Willie Winkle is a running thro' the town [First line of third refrain]
Additional title: Oh! when I was a bach'lor I lived by myself [First line of fourth refrain]
Additional title: The Last of the Rohans. Grandmother's songs [uniform title]
Names
Mack, Andrew (1863-1931) (Composer)
Woodward, Matt C. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Fairy tales
Grandmothers
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Andrew Mack's songs as sung by him in his new play, The Last of the Rohans.
Content: Cover illustrations features 6 small photographs of Andrew Mack dressed in various costumes from the play.
Statement of responsibility: words by Matt C. Woodward ; music by Andrew Mack.
Date: Copyright date: 1899
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8f07c740-c594-012f-580d-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

  • 1863: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1931: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Grandmother's song" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec96-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Grandmother's song" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec96-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). Grandmother's song Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec96-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Grandmother's song