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Fisher, Fred
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N.Y., May 2, 1915. ASCAP 1941. Daughter of Fred Fisher, songwriter-publisher (q.v.). Began professional career as night-club and radio singer. After producing floor shows wrote songs under contract motion picture company, Hollywood. First song, "Whispering Grass," written in col­laboration with father. Other songs: "You Always Hurt the One You Love"; "Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall"; "Tired"; "Tampico"; "Good Good Good"; "Put the Blame on Mame"; "Amado Mio"; "You Can't See the Sun When You're Crying"; "Either It's Love or It Isn't"; "An­gelina." Home: Detroit, Mich. Ad­dress: c/o ASCAP.
Fisher, Fred, composer, author, pub­lisher; b. Cologne, Germany, Sept. 30, 1875; d. New York, N.Y., Jan. 14, 1942. ASCAP 1921. Educ: in Ger­many; service German Navy and French Foreign Legion. Began song-writing career in Chicago, starting own publishing business 1905; until death continuously active as composer and author in his own and other publish­ing houses. In the 30's active in Holly­wood writing special material for mo­tion pictures; returned to New York to resume own publishing business. Songs: "Dardanella"; "Peg o' My Heart"; "Ireland Must Be Heaven ; "Come Josephine in My Flying Ma­chine"; "Chicago"; "Happiness"; "Let Me See You Smile"; "Every Little Bit Helps"; "If the Man in the Moon Were a Coon"; "Any Little Girl That's a Nice Little Girl"; "Make Me Love You Like I Never Loved Be­fore"; "There's a Broken Heart for Every Light on Broadway"; "Little Spark of Love Still Burning"; "When I Get You Alone Tonight ; "Daddy You've Been a Mother to Me"; "Oui, Oui, Marie"; "Blue is the Night"; "I'm on My Way to Mandalay"; "Lorraine"; "Whispering Grass"; "And the Band Played On." Address: Estate, c/o ASCAP.
Fisher, Mark, composer, conductor; b. Philadelphia, Pa., March 24, 1895; d. Long Lake, Ingleside, 111., Janu­ary 2, 1948. ASCAP 1926. Organized own orchestra and became hotel and dance-hall attraction. Songs: "Who Wants a Bad Little Boy"; "Don't For­get to Remember"; "Dear One"; "Oh How I Miss You Tonight"; "When You're Smiling"; "Everywhere You Go"; "You're Too Much"; "Heart-Breaker"; "Take Me Back to the Garden of Roses." Address: Estate, c/o ASCAP.
Fisher, Marvin, composer; b. New York, N.Y., Sept. 26, 1916. ASCAP 1947. Songs: "Just Like That"; "I Should Worry"; "Captain Kidd"; "Let's Stay This Way"; "It's Easy to See"; "Cloudy Morning"; "Don't Do Something to Somebody Else." Home: No. Hollywood, Calif. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Fisher, William Arms, composer, au­thor, editor; b. San Francisco, Calif., April 27, 1861; d. Brookline, Mass., Dec. 18, 1948. ASCAP 1926. Educ: harmony, piano, organ with John Paul Morgan; counterpoint, fugue with Horatio W. Parker; voice with William Shakespeare, London, 1892; and Dvorak (composition and orches­tration) Natl. Cons., New York. Taught at Natl. Cons, to 1895; then 1897-1937 editor and publication manager, music publishing house; vice-president of company 1926-37. From 1938 editorial consultant in pri­vate work. Editor: The Musicians' Library; Music Students' Library; Music Students' Piano Course; A Course of Study in Music Understand­ing. Author: Notes on Music in Old Boston; Music that Washington Knew; One Hundred Fifty Years of Music Publishing; Music Festivals in the U.S. Extensive study in folk songs, particularly Negro spirituals; many arrangements of this type of music. Editor and chief contributor, Seventy






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