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Ewen, David
Popular American composers : From revolutionary times to the present.
A biographical and critical guide
Compiled and edited by David Ewen
New York: H. W. Wilson, 1962


The above item has biographical information on:

  Adler, Richard (b. 1921)   composer, lyricist
  Ager, Milton (b. 1893 d. 1979)   composer, songwriter
  Ahlert, Fred E. (b. 1892 d. 1953)   cast, composer
  Alter, Louis (b. 1902 d. 1980)   composer
  Anderson, Leroy (b. 1908 d. 1975)   composer, conductor
  Archer, Harry (b. 1888 d. 1960)   author, composer
  Arlen, Harold (b. 1905 d. 1986)   cast, composer
  Arndt, Felix George (b. 1889 d. 1918)   composer, piano
  Ball, Ernest R. (b. 1878 d. 1927)   composer, songwriter
  Berlin, Irving (b. 1888 d. 1989)   cast, composer
  Bernstein, Leonard (b. 1918 d. 1990)   composer, conductor
  Billings, William (b. 1746 d. 1800)   composer
  Bland, James Allen (b. 1854 d. 1911)   minstrel show musician, professor
  Bock, Jerry (Lewis) (b. 1928)   composer, librettist
  Bond, Carrie Jacobs (b. 1862 d. 1946)   composer, publisher
  Braham, David (b. 1834 d. 1905)   composer, incidental music
  Brooks, Shelton (b. 1886 d. 1975)   cast, composer
  Brown, Nacio Herb (b. 1896 d. 1964)   composer, lyricist
  Carmichael, Hoagy [Hoagland Howard] (b. 1899 d. 1981)   composer, cornet
  Carroll, Harry (b. 1892 d. 1962 a. 1918)   composer
  Caryll, Ivan (b. 1861 d. 1921)   author, composer
  Cohan, George M. [George Michael] (b. 1878 d. 1942)   author, cast
  Conrad, Con (b. 1891 d. 1938)   composer, director
  Coots, John Frederick (b. 1897 d. 1985)   piano, composer
  Danks, Hart Pease (b. 1834 d. 1903)   composer, lyricist
  De Koven, Reginald [Henry Louis Reginald] (b. 1859 d. 1920)   composer, conductor
  De Rose, Peter (b. 1900 d. 1953)   composer
  Donaldson, Walter (b. 1893 d. 1947)   composer, lyricist
  Dresser, Paul [John Paul] (b. 1857 d. 1906)   composer, author
  Duke, Vernon (b. 1903 d. 1969)   composer, lyricist
  Edwards, Gus (b. 1879 d. 1945)   cast, composer
  Ellington (b. 1899 d. 1974)   composer, direttore d'orchestra
  Emmett, Daniel Decatur (b. 1815 d. 1904)   composer, lyricist
  Englaender, Ludwig (b. 1859 d. 1914)   author, composer
  Fain, Sammy (b. 1902 d. 1989)   author, cast
  Fisher, Fred (b. 1875 d. 1942)   composer, lyricist
  Foster, Stephen Collins (b. 1826 d. 1864)   bass guitar, composer
  Friedland, Anatole (b. 1888 d. 1938)   composer
  Friml, Rudolf [Charles Rudolph] (b. 1879 d. 1972)   composer, librettist
  Gaunt, Percy (b. 1852 d. 1896)   popular composer
  Gershwin, George (b. 1898)   author, cast
  Goldman, Edwin Franko (b. 1878 d. 1956)   conductor, composer
  Gorney, Jay (b. 1896 d. 1990)   composer, librettist
  Gould, Morton (b. 1913)   composer, conductor
  Green, Johnny [John William] (b. 1908 d. 1989)   composer, music director
  Grofe, Ferde (b. 1892 d. 1972)   composer, musicisti
  Guion, David Wendell Fentress (b. 1892 d. 1981)   composer, musicisti
  Hague, Albert (b. 1920)   composer, dance arranger
  Handy, W.C. [William Christopher] (b. 1873 d. 1958)   additional Music, cast
  Harney, Ben [Benjamin Robertson] (b. 1871 d. 1938)   ragtime piano, songwriter
  Harris, Charles Kassell (b. 1867 d. 1930)   composer, lyricist
  Hays, Will S. [William Shakespeare] (b. 1837 d. 1907)   songwriter, songwriter
  Henderson, Ray (b. 1896 d. 1970)   cast, composer
  Herbert, Victor (August) (b. 1859 d. 1924)   composer, conductor
  Hewitt, John Hill (b. 1801 d. 1890)   composer, poet
  Hill, Billy [William J.] (b. 1899 d. 1940)   composer, danceband leader
  Hirsch, Louis Achille (b. 1887 d. 1924)   composer, director
  Hoschna, Karl L. (b. 1877 d. 1911)   composer, oboe
  Howard, Joseph Edgar (b. 1878 d. 1961)   cast, composer
  Hubbell, Raymond (b. 1879 d. 1954)   composer, lyricist
  Jacobi, Victor (b. 1883 d. 1921)   author, composer
  Jones, Isham (b. 1894 d. 1956)   composer, lyricist
  Joplin, Scott (b. 1868 d. 1917)   composer, librettist
  Kerker, Gustav Adolph (b. 1857 d. 1923)   author, composer
  Kern, Jerome (David) (b. 1885 d. 1945)   cast, composer
  King, Robert Adolph (b. 1862 d. 1932)   composer, lyricist
  Klein, Manuel (b. 1876 d. 1919)   composer, librettist
  Lane, Burton (b. 1912)   composer, lyricist
  Livingston, Jay Harold (b. 1915)   composer, lyricist
  Loesser, Frank (Henry) (b. 1910 d. 1969)   songwriter, playwright
  Loewe, Frederick (b. 1901 d. 1988)   composer, lyricist
  Losonczy, Andor (b. 1932)   composer, piano
  Luders, Gustav (Carl) (b. 1865 d. 1913)   composer, music director
  Martin, Hugh (b. 1914)   arranger, cast
  McHugh, Jimmy [James Francis] (b. 1894 d. 1969)   cast, composer
  Merrill, Robert (b. 1921)   baritone, bass
  Metz, Theodore August (b. 1848 d. 1936)   composer, vaudeville entertainer
  Meyer, George W. (b. 1884 d. 1959)   composer of popular songs, composer
  Meyer, Joseph (b. 1894 d. 1987)   composer of popular songs, composer
  Mills, Kerry [Frederick Allen] (b. 1869 d. 1948)   composer, publisher
  Monaco, James V. (b. 1885 d. 1945)   composer, lyricist
  Morse, Theodore F. (b. 1873 d. 1924)   publisher, songwriter
  Muir, Lewis F. (b. 1883 d. 1915)   composer, lyricist
  Newman, Alfred (b. 1901 d. 1970)   composer, conductor
  Olcott, Chauncey (b. 1858)   cast, composer
  Porter, Cole (Albert) (b. 1891 d. 1964)   cast, composer
  Previn, Andre (George) (b. 1929)   composer, conductor
  Rainger, Ralph (b. 1901 d. 1942)   cast, composer
  Revel, Harry (b. 1905 d. 1958)   composer, lyricist
  Rodgers, Richard (Charles) (b. 1902 d. 1979)   cast, composer
  Romberg, Sigmund (b. 1887 d. 1951)   cast, composer
  Rome, Harold (Jacob) (b. 1908 d. 1993)   composer, incidental music
  Root, George Frederick (b. 1820 d. 1895)   composer, music educator
  Rose, David (b. 1910 d. 1990)   bass guitar, composer
  Ruby, Harry (b. 1895 d. 1974)   author, cast
  Russell, Henry (b. 1812 d. 1900)   composer, piano
  Scanlan, William James (b. 1856 d. 1898)   actor, singer
  Schertzinger, Victor (b. 1890 d. 1941)   composer, music director
  Schwartz, Arthur (b. 1900 d. 1984)   cast, composer
  Schwartz, Jean (b. 1878 d. 1956)   author, cast
  Scott, Raymond (b. 1910)   bandleader, composer
  Sloane, Alfred Baldwin (b. 1872)   composer, musician
  Smith, Chris (b. 1879 d. 1949)   songwriter
  Snyder, Ted (b. 1881 d. 1965)   cast, composer
  Sousa, John Philip (b. 1854 d. 1932)   additional Music, cast
  Speaks, Oley (b. 1874 d. 1948)   singer, songwriter
  Stamper, David (b. 1883 d. 1963)   cast, composer
  Steiner, Max [Maximilian Raoul Walter] (b. 1888 d. 1971)   film composer
  Stern, Joseph W. (b. 1870 d. 1934)   songwriter, publisher
  Stromberg, John [Honey] (b. 1853 d. 1902)   songwriter
  Styne, Jule (b. 1905)   composer, director
  Thornton, James (b. 1861 d. 1938)   composer, entertainer
  Tierney, Harry (Austin) (b. 1890 d. 1965)   composer, lyricist
  Tiomkin, Dimitri (b. 1894 d. 1979)   composer, Klavier
  Van Alstyne, Egbert Anson (b. 1882 d. 1951)   songwriter, composer
  Van Heusen, Jimmy (b. 1913 d. 1990)   composer, lyricist
  Von Tilzer, Albert (b. 1878 d. 1956)   composer, songwriter
  Von Tilzer, Harry (b. 1872 d. 1946)   cast, composer
  Waller, Fats [Thomas Wright] (b. 1904 d. 1943)   cast, composer
  Warren, Harry (b. 1893 d. 1981)   songwriter
  Weill, Kurt (Julian) (b. 1900 d. 1950)   author, composer
  Wenrich, Percy (b. 1887 d. 1952)   cast, composer
  White, Charles Albert (b. 1829 d. 1892)   composer, publisher
  Whiting, Richard A. (b. 1891 d. 1938)   composer, lyricist
  Willson, Meredith (b. 1902 d. 1984)   author, composer
  Winner, Septimus (b. 1827 d. 1902 a. 1870)   composer, lyricist
  Wolfe, Jacques (Leon) (b. 1896 d. 1973 a. 1898)   composer
  Woods, Harry MacGregor (b. 1896 d. 1970)   composer
  Work, Henry Clay (b. 1832 d. 1884)   composer of popular songs, composer
  Youmans, Vincent (Millie) (b. 1898 d. 1946)   composer, musicisti
  Young, Victor (b. 1900 d. 1956)   composer, violin

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