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Notated Music So long, mother

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  • So long, mother


  • Van Alstyne, Egbert, 1882-1951, composer
  • Kahn, Gus, 1886-1941, lyricist
  • Egan, Raymond B., 1890-1952, lyricist

Created / Published

  • Detroit : Jerome H. Renmick & Co., [1917]


  • -  Popular music--United States--1911-1920
  • -  World War, 1914-1918--Songs and music
  • -  Soldiers--Family relationships--Songs and music
  • -  Mothers of soldiers--Songs and music


  • -  For voice and piano.
  • -  "Al. Jolson's mother song."
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  Staff notation.


  • 1 score (2 unnumbered pages) ; 35 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • M1646 .V

Source Collection

  • Performing Arts Encyclopedia
  • WWI sheet music

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2014562711

Online Format

  • image

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IIIF Presentation Manifest

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Chicago citation style:

Kahn, Gus, Lyricist, and Raymond B Egan. So Long, Mother. composeds by Van Alstyne, Egbert, Oser [Detroit: Jerome H. Renmick & Co, 1917] Notated Music.

APA citation style:

Kahn, G. & Egan, R. B. (1917) So Long, Mother. Van Alstyne, E., comp [Detroit: Jerome H. Renmick & Co] [Notated Music] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Kahn, Gus, Lyricist, and Raymond B Egan. So Long, Mother. comp by Van Alstyne, Egbert, Oser [Detroit: Jerome H. Renmick & Co, 1917] Notated Music. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.