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Title
Turn thy great eyes on me
Additional title: In gay New York. Turn thy great eyes on me. [uniform title]
Additional title: Turn thy great eyes on me, woman of wondrous wiles. [first line]
Names
Kerker, Gustave (1857-1923) (Composer)
Morton, Hugh (1865-1916) (Lyricist)
Sheffield, J. B. (Owner)
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
Love songs
Musicals
Sexual attraction
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Former owner's signature on cover at top right: J. B. Sheffield.
Content: On cover: 3d annual review as produced by Canary and Lederer at the N.Y. Casino.
Content: Summary: The narrator is in love with his girlfriend Carmen; he asks her not to reject him but to accept his love.
Statement of responsibility: words by Hugh Morton ; music by Gustave Kerker.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b3da2340-c591-012f-f10b-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

  • 1857: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1923: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Turn thy great eyes on me" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6f51581b-a870-65a0-e040-e00a180679c0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Turn thy great eyes on me" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 28, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6f51581b-a870-65a0-e040-e00a180679c0

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896). Turn thy great eyes on me Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6f51581b-a870-65a0-e040-e00a180679c0

Wikipedia Citation

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Turn thy great eyes on me