Kathleen Mavourneen

DESCRIPTION: "Kathleen Mavourneen! The gray dawn is breaking, The horn of the hunter is heard on the hill." The singer bids Kathleen to awake, as they must soon part. "It may be for years and it may be forever" before he can return to her and Ireland
AUTHOR: Words: Anne Barry Crawford / Music: Frederick William Nicholls Crouch
EARLIEST DATE: 1840 (original publication)
KEYWORDS: love separation parting exile
REFERENCES (6 citations):
Huntington-Gam, pp. 252-253, "Kathleen Mavourneen" (1 text, 1 tune)
Silber-FSWB, p. 253, "Kathleen Mavourneen" (1 text)
DSB2, p. 26, "Kathleen Mavourneen" (1 text)
WolfAmericanSongSheets, #1177, p. 81, "Kathleen Mavourneen" (1 reference)
ADDITIONAL: Manus O'Conor, Irish Com-All-Ye's (New York, 1901 ("Digitized by Google")), p. 86, "Kathleen Mavourneen" (1 text)

ST FSWB253C (Full)
Roud #13858
Murray, Mu23-y1:069, "Kathleen Mavourneen," James Lindsay (Glasgow), 19C
NLScotland, L.C.1269(178a), "Kathleen Mavourneen," Robert M'Intosh (Glasgow), 1849

cf. "Dermot Astore" (characters)
The birth-place of wit, and the home of hospitality, Ireland (per broadside Murray, Mu23-y1:069)
Wife of My Bosom ("Wife of my bosom, the midnight hangs o'er me") (WolfAmericanSongSheets, p. 179)
File: FSWB253C

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