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Ewen, David
Great men of American popular song
Revised and enlarged edition
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1972

The above item has biographical information on:

  Arlen, Harold (b. 1905 d. 1986)   cast, composer
  Bacharach, Burt F. (b. 1928)   composer
  Berlin, Irving (b. 1888 d. 1989)   cast, composer
  Billings, William (b. 1746 d. 1800)   composer
  Bland, James Allen (b. 1854 d. 1911)   minstrel show musician, professor
  Brown, Lew (b. 1893 d. 1958)   cast, composer
  Cahn, Sammy (b. 1913 d. 1993)   cast, composer
  Cash, Johnny (b. 1932)   guitar, country music singer
  Cohan, George M. [George Michael] (b. 1878 d. 1942)   author, cast
  David, Hal (b. 1921)   composer, lyricist
  De Sylva, Buddy [George Card] (b. 1895 d. 1950)   lyricist, librettist
  Dietz, Howard (b. 1896 d. 1983)   director, librettist
  Dresser, Paul [John Paul] (b. 1857 d. 1906)   composer, author
  Dubin, Al [Alfred] (b. 1891 d. 1945)   lyricist
  Dylan, Bob (b. 1941)   composer, folksinger
  Edwards, Gus (b. 1879 d. 1945)   cast, composer
  Emmett, Daniel Decatur (b. 1815 d. 1904)   composer, lyricist
  Foster, Stephen Collins (b. 1826 d. 1864)   bass guitar, composer
  Gershwin, George (b. 1898)   author, cast
  Gershwin, Ira (b. 1896 d. 1983)   author, composer
  Hammerstein, Oscar (Greeley Clendenning) (b. 1895 d. 1960)   cast, composer
  Handy, W.C. [William Christopher] (b. 1873 d. 1958)   additional Music, cast
  Harbach, Otto Abels (b. 1878 d. 1963)   author, composer
  Harburg, E.Y. [Edgar Yip] (b. 1898 d. 1981)   author, composer
  Hart, Lorenz (Milton) (b. 1895 d. 1943)   cast, director
  Henderson, Ray (b. 1896 d. 1970)   cast, composer
  Herbert, Victor (August) (b. 1859 d. 1924)   composer, conductor
  Kern, Jerome (David) (b. 1885 d. 1945)   cast, composer
  Lerner, Alan Jay (b. 1918 d. 1986)   cast, composer
  Loesser, Frank (Henry) (b. 1910 d. 1969)   songwriter, playwright
  Loewe, Frederick (b. 1901 d. 1988)   composer, lyricist
  Mancini, Henry (b. 1924)   arranger, composer
  Mercer, Johnny [John Herndon] (b. 1909 d. 1976)   lyricist, composer
  Porter, Cole (Albert) (b. 1891 d. 1964)   cast, composer
  Rodgers, Richard (Charles) (b. 1902 d. 1979)   cast, composer
  Rome, Harold (Jacob) (b. 1908 d. 1993)   composer, incidental music
  Root, George Frederick (b. 1820 d. 1895)   composer, music educator
  Russell, Henry (b. 1812 d. 1900)   composer, piano
  Schwartz, Arthur (b. 1900 d. 1984)   cast, composer
  Van Heusen, Jimmy (b. 1913 d. 1990)   composer, lyricist
  Von Tilzer, Harry (b. 1872 d. 1946)   cast, composer
  Warren, Harry (b. 1893 d. 1981)   songwriter
  Wodehouse, P.G. [Pelham Grenville] (b. 1881 d. 1975)   author, librettist
  Work, Henry Clay (b. 1832 d. 1884)   composer of popular songs, composer
  Youmans, Vincent (Millie) (b. 1898 d. 1946)   composer, musicisti

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