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The Bridge of Sighs / words and music by James Thornton.

Image ID: 1256768

The Bridge of Sighs / words and music by James Thornton.  [In the city's crowded courtroom. [first line]] ([c1900])

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Image Title

:  The Bridge of Sighs / words and music by James Thornton.

Alternate Title(s)

: In the city's crowded courtroom. [first line] Title 2.) She has fainted. Bring some water. [first line of chorus]


: Thornton, James, 1861-1938 -- Composer
Thornton, James, 1861-1938 -- Lyricist

Additional Name(s)

: Rickard, Michael J. -- Dedicatee

Published Date

: [c1900]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

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


: Handwriting on title page: To my esteemed friend AH Head, St. Louis, Feb. 26th '09, James Thornton. Note 2.) Dedication: Respectfully dedicated to Mr. Michael J. Rickard, New York. Note 3.) On cover: Two portraits.


: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1900


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

Digital ID

: 1256768

Record ID

: 609401

Digital Item Published

: 8-31-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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