World’s Best Music (page 1/3)

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[picture: Front Cover, World's Best Music]

These illustrations are from The World’s Best Music: Famous Songs and Those Who Made Them edited by Helen Kendrick Johnson, Frederic Dean, Reginald DeKoven and Gerrit Smith, Vol I, The University Society, New York, 1900.

Title: World’s Best Music

Author: Johnson, Helen Kendrik (Ed.)

City: New York

Date: 1900

Total items: 14

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow]

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

An engraving of Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, used to illustrate his poem, The Rainy Day set to music. [more...] [$]

[picture: Mark Lemon]

Mark Lemon

Mark Lemon was the founde and editor of Punch, a long-running English magazine. He also wrote the song, “Oh Would I Were a Boy Again” which is printed in the book. [more...] [$]

[picture: Edward Bulwer, (Lord Lytton.)]

Edward Bulwer, (Lord Lytton.)

Edwars, Bulwer, Lord Lytton, who wrote these dainty lines, was an historian and a poet, although preeminent as a novelist; being author of about twenty romances. He wrote a few plays, among which is “Lady of Lyons,” one of the favorites of the stage. He was born in May, [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: The Rainy Day]

The Rainy Day

The poem as printed in the book reads: [more...] [$]

[picture: Gravestone]

Gravestone

A graveyard (churchyard) with a single tombstone/gravestone in the foreground. A creepy burial site. [$]


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These illustrations are from The World’s Best Music: Famous Songs and Those Who Made Them edited by Helen Kendrick Johnson, Frederic Dean, Reginald DeKoven and Gerrit Smith, Vol I, The University Society, New York, 1900.


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