Composer

Ed G. Nelson

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Cover Illustration

US soldier with his hand on his chin; Addressed envelope; Woman and dog on staircase in front of home

First Line of Song

They brought him back from the firing line

First Line of Chorus

For the biggest thing in a soldier's life is the letter that comes from home

Lyricist

Roden, Robert F., 1874 or 5-1934

Lithographer/Printer

New York: F.B. Haviland Pub. Co.

Publication Date

1918

Publisher

New York: F.B. Haviland Pub. Co.

Performance Medium

Piano; voice

Music Genre

Popular

Object Type

text

Format (Original)

1 score; (4 p.); 34.5 cm.

Format (Digital)

PDF

Physical ID#

32278011732074

Digital ID#

011732074_1918

Location of Original

Box 113; Folder 3; Piece 19

Repository

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

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Rights Management

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Contact Information

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

The Biggest Thing In A Soldier's Life Is The Letter That Comes From Home

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