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Leo Edwards (I) (1886–1978)

Composer, songwriter ("Isle d'Amour", "That's Where the West Begins"), author and producer, brother of Gus Edwards, and uncle of Joan and Jack Edwards. He was educated in public schools, and appeared in vaudeville, then was a staff writer for music publishing firms. He produced cabaret shows in New York, and wrote songs for the Broadway musicals "... See full bio »

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Known For

Betty Boop's Rise to Fame
Heroes of the Street
The Merry Monahans
The Merry Monahans Soundtrack
Stopping the Show
Stopping the Show Soundtrack


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 1944 The Merry Monahans (music: "Isle D'Amour" - uncredited)
 1943 It Comes Up Love (music: "What the Rose Said to Me" - uncredited)
 1934 Betty Boop's Rise to Fame (Short) (music: "I'm an Indian" - uncredited)
 1932 Stopping the Show (Short) (music: "I'm an Indian" - uncredited)
 1928 My Man (music: "I'm an Indian" - uncredited)
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 1922 Heroes of the Street (uncredited)
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 1922 Heroes of the Street (musical director)

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Other Works:

Maid in America (1915). Musical revue. Book by Harold Atteridge. Music by Sigmund Romberg and Harry Carroll. Lyrics by Harold Atteridge. Musical Director: Oscar Radin. Additional music by Nora Bayes, Leo Edwards, Tom Mellor, Harry Gifford and Joe Jordan. Additional lyrics by Nora Bayes, Phil Schwartz, Blanche Merrill, Leo ... See more »

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Brother of composer Gus Edwards.

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