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Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died in New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameWilliam Denight Cobb

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Songwriter ("Sunbonnet Sue", "School Days", "Waltz Me Around Again Willie"), and author, educated at Girard College. He was a department-store salesman before becoming a songwriter. Joining ASCAP in 1927, his chief musical collaborator was Gus Edwards. His other popular-song compositions include "Yip-I-Addy-I-Ay", "The Little Red School House", "I Can't Tell Why I Love You But I Do", "Goodbye Little Girl, Goodbye", "I Just Can't Make My Eyes Behave", "Goodbye Dolly Gray", "I'll Be With You When the Roses Bloom Again", "Way Down Yonder in the Cornfield", "In Zanzibar", "If a Girl Like You Loved a Boy Like Me", and "Laddie Boy".

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