1905 – Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on the 2nd of March to Jewish parents. 1931 – He also composed music for film "Surf and Seaweed" by Ralph Steiner. 1937 – Wrote and composed operetta "The Cradle Will Rock", whose premiere was directed by Orson Welles. – The dramatic premiere of the pro-union The ..
1866 – Henry Martyn Blossom was born on the 10th of May in St. Louis, Missouri. American songwriter and lyricist. 1914 – He joined ASCAP. – Became both a charter member and a director. 1919 – He wrote his best work: The Yankee Consul, Mlle. Modiste (libretto), The Red Mill (book and lyrics), ..
German politician and poet. 1891 – Born on the 22nd of May in Munich, Germany. – He studied medicine and philosophy in Munich. – Left his studies and became an expressionist writer. – After the Second World War he went to the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) and held ..
1907 – Born on August 14th in New York City. An American lyricist and songwriter. 1953-1956 – He became the president of ASCAP. 1959-1980 – He was again elected as president of ASCAP. 1994 – Stanley died at the ..