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Bryan, Charles Faulkner
Scientist, New York. Member of fac­ulty Greenwich House Music School and also at Chapin School, New York City, creating musical scores for plays and dances, class work and public performances. Works: Concerto for Theremin; Trio for violin, cello and piano, Op. 37; Suite in D Minor for piano; Scherzo Rondo for violin and orch.; Caprice Burlesque for violin; Moods and Characters, Suite for pi­ano. Songs: "Little Old Foolish Man"; "The Night Is but a Mirror"; "The Philanderer"; "O Let Me Dream"; "O Perfect and Eternal One", "For I Am Persuaded"; "The Beatitudes"; "Omar's Rose." Also composer of scores for documentary films such as Basic Dance and background music for films in library of Modern Mu­seum of Art. Home: 425 E. 86 St., New York 28, N.Y.
Bruce, Robert, author; b. New York, N.Y., April 15, 1905. ASCAP 1942. Educ: Cleveland, Ohio, public high school. Studied violin during high school days, and played various clubs, socials, etc. Songs: "What's Your Hurry"; "Time and Again", "Victory Bells"; "Let's Jump"; "Queen Street Rag"; "What Would I Do Without You?"; "Jersey Bounce", "I Dreamt I Dwelt In Harlem"; "Country Boy"; "So Tired"; "Charleston Alley"; "After Hours"; "Saturday Nite." Home: New York, N.Y. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Bruhns, George Frederick William
(Arthur Bruhns), composer, pianist, organist; b. Bunzlau, Silesia, Ger­many, April 10, 1874. ASCAP 1928. Educ: Royal Cons., Dresden; com­position, Draeseke, Dresden; theory, Riemann, Leipzig, and Saint-Saens, Paris. Conductor grand opera Euro­pean cities; accompanist and assisting artist concert tours, Europe and U.S. (latter 1901). To U.S. 1910; natu­ralized 1918. Works: American Rhap­sody; Valley Forge, symphonic poem; American Heroes, National March;
Prologue and Fugue; "The King Can Do No Wrong"; Legend for Violin; "Lady Moon Song"; songs and marches. Home: 5 Sylvester Ave. Cranford, N.J.
Bryan, Alfred, author; b. Brantford, Ont., Sept. 15, 1871. ASCAP 1914 (charter member). Educ.: parochial schools. To New York 1905; citizen (U.S. parentage). On staffs New York popular music publishing houses; wrote for motion pictures in Holly­wood. Works: "Grand Canyon," tone poem; songs: "Peg O' My Heart"; "I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier"; "I'm on My Way to Manda-lay"; "Who Paid the Rent for Mrs. Rip Van Winkle?"; "The High Cost of Loving"; "Joan of Arc"; "Lor­raine"; 'Oui Oui Marie"; "Come Josephine in My Flying Machine"; 'Please Mama Buy Me a Baby"; "Puddin Head Jones"; "Song of the Nile"; "Down in the Old Cherry Orchard"; "Brown Eyes, Why Are You Blue?"; "The Irish Were Egyptians Long Ago"; "Listen to that Jungle Band"; "Daddy, You've Been a Mother to Me"; "There's Danger in Your Eyes, Cherie"; "MadeW'; "Blue River"; "My Mother's Eyes"; "Red Lips Kiss My Blues Away"; "Winter"; "I Want You to Want Me to Want You"; "Dream Serenade"; "Near You." Home: Gladstone, N.J. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Bryan, Charles Faulkner, composer; b. McMinnville, Tenn., July 26, 1911. ASCAP 1950. Educ.: McMinnville public schools; in music with private tutors; Nashville Cons, of Music, B.M. 1934; Tennessee Polytechnic Inst., 1939, B.S.; fellowship Peabody Col­lege, M.A. 1940. Member Tennessee Folklore Society. In 1936 Head of Music Dept., Tennessee Polytechnic Inst.; 1940, State Supervisor Federal Music Project for Tennessee; 1941^ Head of statewide art, music writers, education, recreation and literary proj-

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