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Thread #21766   Message #933715
Posted By: masato sakurai
15-Apr-03 - 02:20 AM
Thread Name: Origins of Row, Row, Row Your Boat
Subject: RE: Origins of Row, Row, Row Your Boat
"Lyte, a teacher at Millersville, Pa., was born in Lancaster County, Pa., in 1842 and died there in 1913." (Fuld, 5th ed., 2000, p. 476)
This round was introduced into Japan as "Funako" [boatman], and was contained in a school song book (1884) edited by the Ministry of Education.

~Masato