|Born||in La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA|
|Died||in Mexico City, Mexico|
Mini Bio (1)
Composer, songwriter ("Dream a Little Dream of Me"), conductor and arranger, educated at St. Joseph's College and Marquette University. He served in the US Army during World War II. He studied music with Joseph Schillinger and Carl Eppert, and he arranged for dance orchestras on NBC in Chicago, and also led his own orchestra, making many records. His specialty was Latin-American music. In 1941, he joined ASCAP, and composed several popular-music tunes including "From Me to You"; "When They Played the Polka"; "Antonio"; "A Windy Day on the Outer Drive"; "Pedigree on Pomander Walk"; "The Maid With the Slight Swiss Accent"; and "The Man Who Came to Rhumba". Also, "Lullaby for Latins".
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