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That's why the moon was smiling / words by M.E. Rourke ; music by Paul Cohn.
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That's why the moon was smiling / words by M.E. Rourke ; music by Paul Cohn.  [On Newport's strand, he held my hand, professed he was an ea...] ([c1896])

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Image Title

:  That's why the moon was smiling / words by M.E. Rourke ; music by Paul Cohn.

Alternate Title

: On Newport's strand, he held my hand, professed he was an earl, sir! [first line]

Creator(s)

: Rourke, M. E. -- Lyricist
Cohn, Paul -- Composer

Published Date

: [c1896]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.

Notes

: Cover drawing shows a man and woman seated on a veranda, shaded by a large umbrella, overlooking a lake. The Moon is winking an eye and smiling. Note 2.) Summary: In summer at Newport, the narrator, a girl, is impressed with a man who tells stories and calls himself an earl and feels love. But in winter the man turns out to be a drummer and uses the stories to sell goods. Note 3.) Descriptive subtitle on cover: Serio-comic novelty.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1896

Location

: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Music Division

Digital ID

: 1166089

Record ID

: 464315

Digital Item Published

: 6-4-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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