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Brown, Nacio Herb

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Born: 1896 AD
Died: 1964 AD, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Songwriter

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1896 - Born in Deming New Mexico on the 22nd of  February.

1901 - His family moved to Los Angeles. He attended Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles, California. His music education started with instruction from his mother, Cora Alice Brown.

1916 - Brown first operated a tailoring business, and then became a financially successful realtor, but he always wrote and played.

1921 - When Buddha Smiles, he eventually become a full-time composer.

1927 - He joined ASCAP.

1928 - He was hired to work in Hollywood by MGM and write movie music for the new medium of sound film. For his film work, he often collaborated with lyricist Arthur Freed.

1929 - He appeared in the film The Hollywood Revue.

1949 - Wrote the music for the popular children's Television Western, Hopalong Cassidy which first aired on NBC.

1964 - Nacio Herb Brown died in San Francisco, California on the 28th of September.


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