Three Roses


Emmett J. Welch



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Cover Illustration

Illustration of three red roses, two in full bloom and one bud, is located in the upper left corner of the cover. "Three roses brighten my garden today, Each rose is a part of my life, My first rose is Mother, fast and fading away, and the rose in full bloom is my Wife. The tiny rosebud that has blossomed today is an answer to a prayer divine. May God's tender care guard all flowers fair And these three sweet roses of mine" is located in the upper right corner of the page with the title "Three Roses: Three Sweet Roses of Mine" in the center of the page. The background colors are various shades of light green.

First Line of Song

Three roses I see in my garden today, One rose is fading away

First Line of Chorus

Three roses brighten my garden today

Publication Date



Philadelphia: Emmett J. Welch

Performance Medium

Voice; Piano

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Format (Original)

1 score (3 p.); 27 x 34.5cm

Format (Digital)


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Location of Original

Box 15, Folder 1


Manuscripts Division, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, e-mail sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Three Roses



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