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Fred E. Ahlert (1892–1953)

He was educated at Townsend Harris Hall, at City College of New York and at Fordham University Law School. He began arranging for Waterson, Berlin and Snyder, and wrote special material for vaudeville. He did the first arrangements for the new Fred Waring Glee Club. Joining ASCAP in 1920, he served as a director for 20 years, between 1933 and 1953... See full bio »

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You've Got Mail Soundtrack
Zelig Soundtrack
Mighty Aphrodite Soundtrack


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Other Works:

It Happens on Ice (1940). Special. Music by Vernon Duke, Fred E. Ahlert and Peter De Rose. Lyrics by Al Stillman and Mitchell Parish. Musical Director: Erno Rapee. Choreographed by Catherine Littlefield. Assistant Choreographer: Robert Linden. Scenic Design by Norman Bel Geddes. Costume Design by Norman Bel Geddes. Lighting ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Fred A. Ahlert | Fred Ahlert

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Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970. See more »

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