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One night in June
Additional title: On a summer evening, in the month of June. [first line of song]
Additional title: On the way to Madeline, the moon was softly shining. [first line of chorus]
Harris, Chas. K. (Charles Kassell) (1864-1930) (Lyricist)
Harris, Chas. K. (Charles Kassell) (1864-1930) (Composer)
Clauder, Jos. (Joseph) (1853-1913) (Arranger)
Moore, Raymon (Singer)
Gleason, Carrie (Former owner)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York ; Chicago ; [etc.]
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
Library locations
Music Division
Depression (Mental state)
Man-woman relationships
Content: Cover design also includes photograph of Raymon Moore with the caption: Sung with great success by Ramon Moore.
Content: Cover design includes reproduction of painting showing a man in 17th century Dutch costume seated at a table speaking to a woman whose face is turned away.
Content: Dealer's stamp on cover near right center: Maine Music Co., Rockland, [Maine].
Content: Former owner's signature on cover at top right: Carrie Gleason.
Content: Summary: A parson is in love with Madeline, but meets another who loves her; the man asks the parson's advice. The parson tells the man to ask Madeline to marry that man, while the parson suffers from heartbreak. After some time, the parson hears a gunshot; the man has shot himself and tells the parson to marry her instead.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Chas. K. Harris.
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5f3380f0-c595-012f-273f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1864: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1930: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "One night in June" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "One night in June" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 6, 2019.

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Wikipedia Citation

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One night in June