Familiar Songs - Their Authors & Histories

300 traditional songs, inc sheet music with full piano accompaniment & lyrics.

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Contemporary literature has left us no pleasant picture of John Gibson Lockhart, the handsome and brilliant son-in-law of Sir Walter Scott. His pale, olive complexion, thin, curling lips, and supercilious manner, contrast strongly with the great-hearted, genial Sir Walter, and seem to ally him to the proud countiy whose ballads he gave us in some of the most spirited translations ever made. Lockhart was born in the manse of Cambus-nethan, Scotland, where his father was minister, on the 14th of July, 1794, and died at Abbotsford, on the 25th of November, 1854. His Spanish ballad, " The Bridal of Andalla," was set to music by Mrs. Arkwright, the sister of Mrs. Henaans.

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