Our Noble Chief Has Passed Away

Title

Our Noble Chief Has Passed Away

Subject

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Copper, George, 1840-1927
Thomas, J. R. (John Rogers), 1830-1896
Sheet music
Death--Songs and music.

Description

Subtitled "Elegy on the death of Abraham Lincoln," the song mourns the loss of Lincoln.

Creator

Cooper, George and Thomas, J. R. (John Rogers)

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1865

Contributor

Wm. A. Pond & Company

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

301112
22786855

Coverage

New York

Transcription

Our Noble Chief has passed away Elegy on the death of Abraham Lincoln. Words by Geo. Cooper. Music By J.R. Thomas.

New York Published by Wm. A. Pond & Co. 547 Broadway

Boston Buffalo Chicago Rochester VT Milwaukee D. Ditson and Co. J.R. [Blosgett?] Root & Cady Jos. P. Shad H.N. Hempshed (Illegible)


26505 ...3... Our Noble Chief Has Passed Away.

Elegy on the death of

Abraham Lincoln

Words by Geo. Cooper. Music by J.R. Thomas.

1. Our noble chief has passed away. His


...4... form is lying still and cold, and hearts that bore the bloom of May Dark sorrow's wings in gloom enfold. A great and mighty Nation mourns! We bless his lov'd and honor'd name, O


...5... brighter than a million dawns Forever more shall be his fame! CHORUS. We weep for him, we weep for him! But far along the years to be, Shall

2. Now calmly moulder in the dust the

Entered according to Act of Congress 18GE by Wm. A. Pond and Co. in the Clerk's Office of the Court for Northern District of New York.


...4... gentle heart the kindly hand, And purpose ever true and just. That Freedom gave to all our land! Our Father hear a Nation's pray'r, And shield his loving ones who mourn! O


...5... heal the bruised hearts they bear, And from the darkness wake the dawn!

CHORUS We weep for him, we weep for him! But far along the years to be, Shall

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

5
36 cm

Citation

Cooper, George and Thomas, J. R. (John Rogers), “Our Noble Chief Has Passed Away,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed September 19, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/20067.