The World's Best Music; Famous Songs and Those Who Made Them Volume 4

The World's Best Music; Famous Songs and Those Who Made Them Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...As well as a successful composer, Mr. Van de Water is a poet of no mean order, having written the words of most of his publications, as well as many characteristic poems which have appeared in the current literature of the day. He is also an accomplished organist and for some time past has been the Musical Director of the Westminster Presbyterian Church of New York, as well as the Westminster Choral Society. on-ly know the world is wide And we two are a may He al-ways watch o'er thee, For love, this is my 1. Home, home, can I for-get thee, Dear, dear, dear-lyloved home? No, no, still I re 2. Home, home, why did I leave thee? Dear, dear friends, do not mourn. Home, home, once more re M. m.m.M-M. -. M. M. m 1. What is the mean-ing of the song, That rings so clear and loud, 2. What is the mean-ing of thy thought, O maid-en fair and young? 3. O hap-py words! at Beau-ty's feet We sing them ere onr prime, love my love, be-cause I know my love loves me, I love my love, I love my love, be MY LIFE IS LIKE THE SUMMER ROSE. Richard Henry Wilde, author of "My Life is like the summer Rose," was bom in Dublin, Ireland. September 24, 1789. Just after his birth, the family came to this country, and suffered the total loss of a considerable fortune. Mr. Wilde died, and his widow opened a milliner's store in Augusta, Georgia. Hei little son, Richard Henry, was her clerk by day, and her pupil at night. He studied with delight, and rapidly developed remarkable powers. Italian literature gave him peculiar pleasure, and after serving two terms in Congress, he went to Italy, where he discovered valuable documents which threw light upon the life and times of Dante. He also learned that there was upon the wall of the chapel of Barghello, a painting more

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  • English
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