|Incipit||It was a tall young oysterman liv’d by the river side|
|First Publication||1849 – Boston: Oliver Ditson (Plate 1667)|
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|Work Title||The Oysterman|
|Alternative. Title||Affecting Ballad of the Oysterman|
|Composer||Hatton, John Liptrot|
|First Publication.||1849 – Boston: Oliver Ditson (Plate 1667)|
|Librettist||Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894) (The Ballad of the Oysterman (1830))|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Romantic|
"Composed and Sung by J.L. Hatton."
Seem- libretto and music- in a few ways perhaps? inspired by Schubert's Erlkönig (not a bad choice for inspiration.)