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You will be sorry when I'm gone / words and music by Monroe H. Rosenfeld.
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Image ID: 1166132

You will be sorry when I'm gone / words and music by Monroe H. Rosenfeld.  [Farewell, we may not meet again, perhaps 'tis better we shou...] ([c1896])

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Image Title

:  You will be sorry when I'm gone / words and music by Monroe H. Rosenfeld.

Alternate Title(s)

: Farewell, we may not meet again, perhaps 'tis better we should part. [first line] Title 2.) None to fondle and caress you, none to brush your tears away. [first line of chorus]

Creator(s)

: Rosenfeld, Monroe H. -- Composer
Rosenfeld, Monroe H. -- Lyricist

Additional Name(s)

: Rosenfeld, Eunice M. -- Dedicatee

Published Date

: [c1896]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

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

Notes

: Cover drawing includes image of a young blond woman dressed in red. Note 2.) Dedication on cover: To my dear little wife. Note 3.) On cover: The most beautiful pathetic ballad of the period. Note 4.) Summary: The narrator bids their beloved farewell since love between them has gone, but says that in the future the beloved will recognize that the narrator loved the most; there will be no one to love the beloved, even when they're old and feeble; despite wealth and fame, love is what captures the heart.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1896

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1166132

Record ID

: 464358

Digital Item Published

: 6-17-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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