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Originally published in 1962 as portions of the author's larger "Popular American Composers from Revolutionary Times to the Present," this paperback edition profiles 20 of the great composers of the Great American Songbook, including Harold Arlen, Irving Berlin, Hoagy Carmichael, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Frank Loesser, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers, Jule Styne, and Jimmy Van Heusen. Learn about the lives and the great songs of these musical luminaries.
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About the Author
Austrian-born American writer David Ewen (1907-1985) was the author of dozens of books about classical and popular music, including biographies of Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, and Richard Rodgers.