Come to Me (Tucker, Henry L.)
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|Work Title||Come to Me|
|Alternative Title||The Blind Exile to his Wife|
|Composer||Tucker, Henry L.|
|First Publication||1878 – New York: E.H. Harding|
|Librettist||Joseph Brennan (fl.1860s)|
|Dedication||John Berry, Esq., Mount Vernon, N.Y.|
|Average Duration||1 minute 45 seconds|
|External Links||at PDMusic.org|
text is from Joseph Brennan's "A Love Song to My Wife", printed in 1869? in The harp of Erin: a book of ballad-poetry and of native song edited by Ralph Varian as a "pendant" to Brennan's own popular "A Song to My Wife" of three years earlier.
Tucker's comment: "An Irish exile of 1848, from New Orleans, to his wife in Ireland, after he had been stricken with blindness."