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Live But One Moment

Creator:
J. W. Turner, Henry Tolman & Co.
Location:
Massachusetts, Boston
Origin Date:
1865
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0151
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, "Live But One Moment." The cover is plain with a decorative border with stars is centered on the cover. Within the border, the title is printed in black lettering. "('Live! exclaimed the wife of our lamented President as she stood bending o'er his dying form, Live but for one moment, to speak to me once more, to speak to our children.')" is printed below the title. 1 score (5 p.) For medium voice and piano. First line: Live but one moment, speak but once more. Chorus: Live but one moment, o 'twas too late. Pl. no.: 5062. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.