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Browne, Ernest D.
Afternoon"; "Senorita"; "Takin Miss Mary to the Ball"; "What's Wrong With Me"; "Woman in the Shoe ; "You and I"; "Eadie Was a Lady"; "Later Tonight"; "All I Do is Dream of You"; "Broadway Melody"; "Broad-way Rhythm"; "Doll Dance"; "We'll Make Hay While the Sun Shines"; "You, So It's You"; "You're An Old Smoothie." Home: Los Angeles, Calif. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Browne, Ernest D. (Irving Rose), composer; b. Espridge, Kansas, Feb. 2, 1900. ASCAP 1950. Of musical parentage. Educ: public grammar and high schools. Played and impro­vised on piano and guitar at early age. In early twenties contact man for music store and publishing company, Los Angeles, also collaborator. Songs: "Kansas City Guitar Blues"; "Lizzie"; "Keep On Knockin But You Can't Come In"; "Tattle Tale"; "Ghost Town." Home: New York, N.Y., Ad­dress: c/o ASCAP.
Browne, John Lewis, composer, or­ganist; b. London, Eng., May 18, 1866; d. Chicago, III, Oct. 23, 1933. ASCAP 1924. To U.S. 1872. Studied music with father, organist, until 1883; then with S. P. Warren, 1884, and F. Archer, 1887. Organist Holy Name Cathedral, Chicago, 1888; or­ganist and conductor symphony con­certs, San Francisco from 1892-98; organist Sacred Heart Church, At­lanta, Ga., 1899-1907; conductor of symphony orchestra in Atlanta. Music director John Wanamaker's, Philadel­phia, 1908-10; organist and choir­master St. Patrick's and Our Lady of Sorrows, Chicago from 1912. Musical deg. N.Y.U. 1902. Made professional appearance Royal Acad., of St. Ce­cilia, Rome, 1901. Several hundred concerts in Philadelphia; toured U.S. as concert organist. Designed organ for Medinah Temple, Chicago, and inaugurated instrument with recital. Work s: opera La Corsicana (N.Y.
1903—(hon. mention Sonsogno com­petition of 1902); ode The Granite Walk Rise Fair; Ecce Sacerdos Mag­nus (Vatican Rome, 1912); Missa Solemnis; also songs and pieces for organ and piano. Address: Estate, c/o ASCAP.
Browne, Raymond A., composer, au­thor, publisher; b. New York, N.Y., Dec. 17, 1871; d. Wakefield, R.I., May 9, 1922. ASCAP 1939. Educ.: public schools and Cooper Union, New York, specializing in English. Reporter New York Sun. Became writer special material vaudeville acts. Songs: "Take Back Your Gold"; "Coon, Coon, Coon"; "Down on the Farm"; "The Lass from the County Mayo"; "Just Because I Love You So"; "Isn't It Nice to Have Someone to Love You"; "I'm Looking for a Sweetheart"; "I Wish I Was in Dixie Land Tonight"; "It's the Man Behind the Gun That Does the Work", "The Meaning of U.S.A."; "A Little Boy in Blue." Also poems and dramatic reci­tations. Address: Estate, c/o ASCAP.
Browning, Mortimer, composer, or­ganist, pianist, lecturer, radio and re­cording artist; b. Baltimore, Md., Nov. 16, 1891. ASCAP 1934. Educ.. Balti­more public schools. Scholarships: Peabody Cons, of Music, Baltimore; Chicago Musical Coll., Chicago; David Mannes School, New York. Pupil of Harold Phillips, organ and theory; George F. Boyle, piano, Hans Weisse, composition; Adolf Schmid, orchestration; Percy Grainger. Head of Organ Dept. Greensboro Coll., N.C. Head of Theory Dept., School of Musicianship, New York. Teacher of Special Courses, Juilliard Sum­mer School, New York and West­chester Cons. Musical Director Chil­dren's Theater, New York. Organist and Choirmaster various Baltimore Churches, also St. Andrew's Methodist Church, New York. Since 1926, or­ganist of Seventh Church of Christ,

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