Published in Lyrics of a Lowly Life (1896)
Performed by Herbert Woodward Martin
Mary Elizabeth Turner Salter, Life (low voice and piano) (January 1916)
Herbert Haufrecht, Life (SATB chorus a cappella, or voice and piano) (May 2014)
Jean Berger, A Crust of Bread (voice, SATB chorus and instrumental ensemble)(January 1975)
Gary Bachlund, Life (low voice or medium voice and piano) (January 2009)
Zenobia Powell Perry, Life (Cycle of Songs on Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar)(January 2010)
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, "Life (Video)" (1896). Dunbar Music Archive. 369.