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The merry singer / a song by Henri Le Verne.

Image ID: 1153806

The merry singer / a song by Henri Le Verne.  [I am a singer, I am a singer. [first line of chorus]] (c1891)

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Image Title

:  The merry singer / a song by Henri Le Verne.

Alternate Title(s)

: I am a singer, I am a singer. [first line of chorus] Title 2.) Where the sun is beaming, there you'll hear my song. [first line]


: Le Verne, Henri -- Composer
Singer Manufacturing Company -- Copyright Holder
Le Verne, Henri -- Lyricist

Published Date

: c1891

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 score (4 p.) ; 36 cm.


: Cover includes dealer's stamp: H. F. Eastman, Sewing Machines, needles, oils, etc. 135 Sixth Street. Note 2.) Cover, printed in brown, shows an image of a globe and bubbles showing images of the cities London, Yokohama, Cape Town, and Melbourne. Note 3.) On cover: Compliments of the The Singer Manufacturing Company. Note 4.) Rear cover includes the motto: The sun never sets on a Singer sewing machine at work." Includes illustration of a woman seated at a sewing machine, sewing, with a man looking over her shoulder from behind her. They are surrounded by flora on which 3 birds are perched, singing. The motto nearby reads: Every family Singer does art needle work of every kind (without attachment). Note 5.) Rear cover includes drawings of Singer Manufacturing Company plants in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Kilbowie near Glasgow, Scotland, South Bend, Indiana, Montreal, Canada, and Cairo, Illinois. Some drawings also indicate how many machines are produced at the plants. A motto at the bottom of the rear cover reads: The Singer Manufacturing Co. have offices everywhere.


: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1891


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

Digital ID

: 1153806

Record ID

: 447710

Digital Item Published

: 12-29-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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