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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 ..

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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), ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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