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“Why Dost Thou Not Love Me?”

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Data Source
National Museum of American History
Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the English version of the song, “Why Dost Thou Not Love Me?” was created by A. W. Tams and the music was revised and arranged by Louis Raymond. The sheet music was first published by William A. Pond and Co. in 1900. The music appeared as a supplement to New York Herald, on June 14, 1903. The cover features an illustration of a man who has dismounted from his horse and cast down his hat and riding crop. His arms are outstretched towards a spectral vision of his lady love in a tree.
Location
Currently not on view
lyricist
Tams, A. W.
composer
Raymond, Louis
publisher
William A. Pond & Co.
date made
1900
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 10 1/8 in; 35.56 cm x 25.7175 cm
Object Name
sheet music
leaflet
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Sheet Music
ID Number
1982.0440.66
accession number
1982.0440
catalog number
1982.0440.66
place made
United States