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The way to ask a girl to marry / words by Raymond A. Browne ; music by Leo Friedman.
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The way to ask a girl to marry / words by Raymond A. Browne ; music by Leo Friedman.  [If perchange you love a pretty maiden one you'd like to make...] (1899)

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Image Title

:  The way to ask a girl to marry / words by Raymond A. Browne ; music by Leo Friedman.

Alternate Title(s)

: If perchange you love a pretty maiden one you'd like to make your wife some day. [first line of song] Title 2.) Wait until there's no one near. [first line of chorus]

Creator(s)

: Friedman, Leo, 1869-1927 -- Composer
Browne, Raymond A., 1871-1922  -- Lyricist

Additional Name(s)

: Hall and Herbert -- Singer

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 4 p. ; 34 cm.

Notes

: Cover design includes stylized drawing of a woman sitting on a couch with a man on his knees, presumably making a marriage proposal. Note 2.) Cover includes photograph of Hall and Herbert in costume. Note 3.) Published as the music supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser, Sunday, Oct. 13, 1901, pp. 5-8. Note 4.) Summary: The narrator suggests the manner in which a man can propose marriage to a woman.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1899

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1256650

Record ID

: 609532

Digital Item Published

: 6-1-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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