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Carries, Josef R.
Blues," written for, recorded by Paul Whiteman convinced him that music, not law, should be his profession. Became active in New York and Hol­lywood writing songs for motion pic­tures and Broadway shows. Appeared in motion pictures To Have and Have Not; Canyon Passage; The Best Years of Our Lives; Night Song; Young Man With a Horn; Johnny Angel. Songs: "Stardust"; "Little Old Lady"; "Lazy Bones"; "Rockin Chair"; "Georgia On My Mind"; "One Morn­ing in May"; "Snowball"; "Lazy River"; "Thanksgivin "; "Judy'; "Moonburn"; "In the Still of the Night"; "Small Fry"; "Two Sleepy People"; "Heart and Soul"; "Sky­lark ; "The Nearness of You"; "When Love Walks By"; "Daybreak"; "Old Buttermilk Sky"; "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief'; "Ivy"; "Memphis in June"; "Hong Kong Blues", "I Get Along Without You Very Well"; "Blue Orchids." Home: 10281 Charing Cross Road, Los Angeles, Calif.
Carnes, Josef R., composer, author; b. Danville, 111., Mai 8, 1903. ASCAP 1950. Educ: private and public schools, Michigan. Armed forces, World War I. After discharge, continued musical education; studied harmony, theory, piano, pipe organ with Prof. Glenn Henderson; piano, pipe organ, harmony, theory, arrang­ing with Prof. Carl Deis, Chicago, 111. Became concert pianist and or­ganist, played in Chicago, 111., theaters and churches. Works: My Supplication; Lord 1 Adore Thee; Upon My Knees I Pray. Songs: "I Wish I Had a Pal"; "Love (Is What This Whole World Needs)." Home: Hillsboro, Indiana.
Carpenter, Charles E., author; b. Chicago, 111., Aug. 22, 1912. ASCAP 1941. Educ.: Hyde Park High School. Author of special material for floor shows including song lyrics. Secre­tary, later manager, Earl Hines or-
chestra. Armed forces 1942; for eighteen months wrote and produced radio and G.I. shows, then was sent to Europe, entering Germany March 1945, and became staff sergeant. Songs: "You Can Depend on Me"; "I've Had My Last Affair"; "Just to Be in Caroline"; "Blue Because of You"; "You Taught Me to Love Again"; "Bolero at the Savoy"; "Now You Know"; "A Lover is Blue"; "Crazy Little Dream"; "Just a Stone's Throw from Heaven"; "When I Dream of you"; "Sweet Jenny Lou." Home: New York, N.Y. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Carpenter, John Alden, composer; b. Park Ridge, 111., Feb. 28, 1876; d. Chicago, 111., April 27, 1951. ASCAP 1929. Early musical education with mother (pupil of Blanche Warchesi); Harvard Univ. 1897, four years theory under John Knowles Paine. Advanced studies, Amy Fay, piano; composition, Sir Edward Elgar, Rome; Berhard Ziehn, Chicago. Honorary degrees: Harvard, Master of Arts; Wisconsin Univ., Doctor of Music; Northwest­ern Univ., Doctor of Music; French Legion of Honor 1921. Member, Na­tional Inst. Arts and Letters, 1947 award for distinguished services. Ac­tive in business in Chicago to 1936 with music as chief avocation. Vocal compositions: two collections of chil­dren s songs, When Little Boys Sing and Improving Songs for Anxious Children; Gitanjali (song cycle); Song of Faith and Song of Freedom (for chorus and orch.) Ballets: The Birthday of the Infanta; Krazy Rat; Skyscrapers. Chamber music: Violin Sonata; String Quartet (Coolidge Festival, Washington, 1928); Piano Quintet (Coolidce Festival, Pittsfield, Mass. 1932). Other orchestral works: Adventures in a Perambulator (or­chestral suite); Concertino for piano and orchestra; Symphony No. 1 (com­posed for Norfolk Festival 1917); Patterns (for piano and orchestra);

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