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Thoughts of Home

music by J. Ascher ; English and German words by Wellington Guernsey
Musical Score; Online
Philadelphia (1109 Chestnut St., Philadelphia) : Wm. H. Boner & Co. ; Philadelphia (722 Chestnut St., Philadelphia) : Lee & Walker, [between 1865 and 1869?]
English and German words
Uniform Title
Thoughts of home German & English
Variant Title
Sehnsucht nach den Alpen
First line of English text: I have dwelt in the land of the brave and free
First line of German text: In dem Lande, durchweht von der Freiheit mild
First line of chorus: Tra la la la
1 score (5 p.)
  • For voice and piano.
  • At foot of title page:"G.F. Swain."
  • Publication date derived from publishers' addresses. Cf. Handbook of early American sheet music / Dichter and Shapiro.
  • "Respectfully dedicated to Miss M. O. Cowton. Philadelphia."
Publisher/plate no.
W.H.B.2.5 Wm. H. Boner & Co.
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image of the page of the digitized material
M1 .S445 v.147 no.44