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Another's wife is Nellie
Additional title: God bless you Nelly, love of long ago. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: The church was filled, the organ played. all else was hushed and still. [first line]
Janssen, B. H. (Composer)
Janssen, B. H. (Lyricist)
Diamond, George H. (Singer)
Calderwood, James W (Singer)
Gray, Dorothy (Singer)
Terry, John S. (Singer)
Howard, Harry J. (Singer)
Mackay, Julie (Singer)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Place: Boston
Publisher: Louis H. Ross & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Unrequited love
Content: Descriptive subtitle: descriptove song with waltz refrain.
Content: On cover: picture of Julie Mackey.
Content: On cover: As sung by James W. Calderwood, Geo. H. Diamond, Dorothy Gray, John S. Terry, Harry J. Howard, and others.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by B.H. Janssen.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fe97f680-c58e-012f-6dc4-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Another's wife is Nellie" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/69e3b2d1-ec3a-3727-e040-e00a18064f83

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Another's wife is Nellie" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 10, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/69e3b2d1-ec3a-3727-e040-e00a18064f83

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894). Another's wife is Nellie Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/69e3b2d1-ec3a-3727-e040-e00a18064f83

Wikipedia Citation

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Another's wife is Nellie