Home, Sweet Home

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Home, Sweet Home. Melody by Henry Bishop, comp. 1821 for album of nat. airs, described as ‘Sicilian’. In 1823, with words by J. H. Payne (1791–1852), incorporated in Bishop's opera Clari. Tune occurs, altered, in Donizetti's Anna Bolena, leading to action by Bishop for ‘piracy and breach of copyright’.