When love is true

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When love is true
Additional title: One winter's evening after tea a father sat alone. [first line of song]
Additional title: When love is true, dear, two hearts are as one. [first line of chorus]
Herdman, Carl D. (Composer)
Herdman, Carl D. (Lyricist)
Angela, Nina L. (Singer)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Place: Nashville, Tenn.
Publisher: H.A. French
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Music Division
Fathers and daughters
Content: On cover: Respectfully dedicated to Miss Nina L. Angela of the Angela Sisters. Cover includes photograph of Nina L. Angela.
Content: Summary: When a daughter asks about love, her father recalls the days he spent with his deceased wife, and tells the daughter of the joys of love.
Statement of responsibility: [words and music] by Carl D. Herdman.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ca6fec30-c595-012f-c23e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When love is true" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c0cd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When love is true" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c0cd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). When love is true Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c0cd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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When love is true