“Nightingale's Song to the Rose”

“Nightingale's Song to the Rose”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “The Nightingale’s Song to The Rose” that was written by Richard C. Dillmore and composed by Edward J. Payner. The music was published by Richard C. Dillmore of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the early 20th century. The song is described as “The Popular Classic Ballad Hit of the Philadelphia Shrine and Lu Lu Temple Yacht Clubs,” and there is a photo of a band called “The Philadelphians,” consisting of Howard Cox, Wilmer Williams, J. Greenwoods, Ernest Reeves, and C. O’Donnell gathered around a piano.
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Object Name
sheet music
Dillmore, Richard C.
Paynter, Edward J.
Dillmore, Richard C.
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Florence Gerhard Casper
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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