Lillian Brown

DESCRIPTION: "While the sun in his sinking beauty Was shining brightly in the West, A fair fortune maiden was thinking How soon she would meet her death." Lillian Brown, a Virginian boarding near West Durham Mill, takes poison and dies.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1922 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: suicide
1914 - Reported date of Lillian Brown's suicide
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownII 299, "Lillian Brown" (1 text)
ST BrII299 (Full)
Roud #6638
NOTES [23 words]: This piece, only three stanzas long, gives no motivation for Ms. Brown's suicide, and the editors of Brown were not able to elucidate. - RBW
File: BrII299

Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List

Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography

The Ballad Index Copyright 2018 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.