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Charles, Ernest
Home: Bronx, N.Y. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Cesana, Otto, composer, arranger; b. Brescia, Italy, July 7, 1905. Began study of music at ten. Active in ar­ranging radio programs; staff ar­ranger at Radio City Music Hall, New York; author of books on modern music. Works: Two Symphonies; Negro Heaven (symphonic poem); Concerto for two pianos and orches­tra; Concerto for three pianos and orchestra; Three Moods (for sym­phony orchestra); All Bahi and the Forty Thieves (ballet opera); Sere* nade In Rhythm. Songs: "Longing"; "Dear Little Girl." Home: New York, N.Y. Address: 29 W. 57th St., New York 19, N.Y.
Chaplin, Saul, composer, author, pianist; b. Brooklyn, N.Y., Feb. 19, 1912. ASCAP 1936. Educ: New York public schools and New York Univ. School of Commerce (accounting). Self-taught in music. Started profes­sional career with Sammy Cahn; or­ganized their own orchestra and composed theme song "Rhythm is Our Business." Wrote special material orchestras, vaudeville acts. Since 1941 under contract with Hollywood motion picture companies as com­poser, vocal arranger and now musi­cal director. Motion pictures: Cover Girl; The Jolson Story; On The Town; Summer Stock; An American in Paris. Songs: "Rhythm in My Nursery Rhymes"; "Shoe Shine Boy"; "Until the Real Thing Comes Along"; "Posin"; "If It's the Last Thing I Do"; "Dedicated to You"; "Please Be Kind"; "Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen"; "Joseph, Joseph"; "All My Love"; "Anniversary Song"; "You, Wonderful You." Home: Beverly Hills, Calif. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Charig, Philip, composer; b. New York, N.Y., Aug. 31, 1902. ASCAP 1927. Educ: New York public
schools, Commerce High School. Scored for motion pictures 1937-38. Musical shows: Artists and Models; Just Fancy; Polly; Alley Oop; Yes, Yes, Yvette; Nikki; That's a Good Girl; Stand Up and Sing; Lady Mary; Lucky Girl; Follow the Girls. Songs: "For Days and Days"; "Six O'Clock"; "Happy Melody"; "One-Two-Three"; "I Wanna Get Married"; "Where You Are"; "Let Yourself Go"; "Sunny Dis-posish." Home: New York, N.Y. Ad­dress: c/o ASCAP.
Charles, Dick (Richard Charles Krieg), composer, author; b. Newark, N.J., Feb. 24, 1919. ASCAP 1942. Educ.: high school. At seventeen be­gan piano, arranging, harmony, and composition. Worked as clerk in photography store, Newark, N.J. Singer in various "Amateur Contests." Page boy N.B.C. studios, New York. While there wrote "Mad About Him Blues"; then production director for A.B.C. musical programs. Now senior director and director of various radio programs, A.B.C. Songs: "Travelin* Blues"; "Lonesome for the South­land", "Along the Navajo Trail"; "Dreamin'"; "A Nightingale Can Sing the Blues"; "Glendale Bus"; "When Xmas Comes"; "Corns for My Country"; "No One Comes Around to My House"; "Some Sunny Day"; "I Tipped My Hat and Slowly Rode Away"; "It Takes a Long Long Train to Carry My Blues Away"; "You'll Be Sorry"; "The Man on the Carou­sel"; "This is My Song." Home: 340 East 52 St., New York, N.Y.
Charles, Ernest, composer, tenor solo­ist, radio producer; b. Minneapolis, Minn., Nov. 21, 1895. ASCAP 1934. Educ.: Minneapolis public schools; at eleven began composing for school plays. Studied voice with Modini Wood, Los Angeles; Fernin, Roches­ter; largely self-taught in composition. Harmony at Univ. of Southern Calif. Brief career on comic opera stage as






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