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Lincoln's Requiem

Creator:
H. M. Higgins, J. A. Butterfield, Irene Boynton
Location:
Illinois, Cook County, Chicago
Origin Date:
1865
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0148
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Sheet Music

Description

This is a piece of sheet music for the song, "Lincoln's Requiem." The cover is plain with a simple black lined border centered on the cover. Within the border, the title is printed in black lettering in an arch and surrounded by decorative scroll detailing. Publishing information is printed near the bottom of the cover. 1 score (5 p.) For voice and piano. First line of text: Dead! dead! how swift the dire news flies. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.