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Poem titled "On hearing Miss Catherine Hays, sing "Kathleen Mavourneen!" by Crofton Gray" in the hand of Louisa Matilda Crawford, 1837-1857

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Identifier: Coll-1839/3/1/17

Scope and Contents

Poem titled "On hearing Miss Catherine Hays [sic], sing "Kathleen Mavourneen!" by Crofton Gray" in the hand of Louisa Matilda Crawford. "Kathleen Mavourneen" was Crawford's most successful song, set to music by composer Frederick Crouch and hugely popularised in America by Irish soprano Catherine Hayes on her international tour. The first lines read, "Oh! Sing again, sweet maiden sing / That lovely strain which first I heard / When this lone heart was in its spring / And throbb'd to every tender word"

Dates

  • 1837-1857

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.

Extent

1 leaf (2 sides)

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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