“Till the Sands of the Desert Grow Cold”

“Till the Sands of the Desert Grow Cold”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Till the Sands of the Desert Grow Cold.” The song’s lyrics were written by George Graff Jr., and the music was composed by Ernest R. Ball. The sheet music was published by M. Witmark and Sons of New York City in 1911. The sheet music has a plain white cover with plain black lettering, and the song’s lyrics are typical of a love song written during this period.
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Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
Date made
Ball, Ernest R.
Graff, Jr., George
M. Witmark & Sons
Place Made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 13 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 34.29 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
accession number
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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