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Goetz, E. Ray
violin; Triakontameron (thirty pieces); Phonoramas (Java cycle of twelve compositions); piano tran­scriptions of Bach's sonatas and suites for violin and cello, and of twelve Schubert songs; Passacaglia; forty-six Miniatures for four hands; Prelude and Fugue (for the left hand alone); Suite, six Waltz-Poems. Also many other piano pieces. Address: Estate,
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Goell, Kermit, author, b. New York, N.Y., Jan. 28, 1915. ASCAP 1942. Educ: Erasmus Hall High School, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Cornell Univ., Bache­lor of Science, agriculture. Entered real estate business management; then operated dairy farm. Began song-writing as hobby 1940; organized own music publishing business to publish first hit, "Shepheid Sere­nade." World War II, Army Air Corps, Primary Flight Instructor, flight test engineer on experimental glider. Songs. "Shepherd Serenade"; "On the Old Excursion Boat", "Got a Letter Fiom My Ma"; "Wonder When My Baby's Coming Home", "Roseann of Charing Cross"; "You Better Give Me Lots of Lovin'"; "Since You Went Away", "The Right Kind of Love"; "He's Home For a Little While"; "Slowly"; "Snap Your Fingers"; "Where's My Heart"; "Huggin and Chalkin'"; "Near You"; "Little Old Church Near Leicester Square"; "Here Comes the Bride on a Pinto Pony"; "Close Your Pretty Eyes"; "One Finger Melody", "I Wanna Be a Friend of Yours", "My Love Sere­nade." Home: 5 Pond Road, Kings Point, N.Y.
Goering, AI, composer; b. Chicago, 111., Dec. 20, 1898. ASCAP 1934. Educ: grammar and high schools. Songs: "Who's Your Little Whoosis?"; "One of Us Was Wrong"; "Holding My Honey's Hand"; "Paradise Isle"; "Face to Face"; "Looks Like a Cold Cold Winter"; "Heads You Do (and
Tails You Don't)." Home: 3235 W. 61 PL, Chicago, 111.
Goetschius, Marjorie, composer, author; b. Raymond, N.H., Sept. 23, 1915. ASCAP 1946. Educ.: began study of piano and ear-training at age of four with mother, concert pianist; public schools, Manchester, N.H.; Georgian Court College, where ac­tive as solo pianist, cellist in orch.; composer of class song and editor of Year Book; Juilliard School of Music, piano, James Friskin; theory, Dr. Percy Goetschius (grandfather), Ber­nard Wagenaar and Joseph Schil-linger; voice, Mme. Maria Stefany (grandmother). In radio as pianist and singer; acted lead in own dra­matic show for two years. Background music and script for network pro­grams. Works: piano: Sonata in B Minor; Theme and Variations; Scherzo in Thirds; Rondo; Berceuse; Poetique; Rhapsody in G; violin: Lament; Tango del Ensueno; Valse Burlesque; Nebuleuses; voice: Remi­niscence. Songs: "I Dream of You (More Than You Dream I Do)"; "I'll Always Be With You"; "The Last Time I Saw You"; "Like a Leaf in the Wind"; "When You Make Love to Me (Don't Make Believe)"; "The Hora Swingcato"; "So Much in Love"; "You're Different"; "Can I Canoe You Up the River"; "Green Grass and Peaceful Pastures." Home: New York, N.Y. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Goetz, E. Ray, author, producer; b. Buffalo, N.Y., June 12, 1886. ASCAP 1914 (charter member; director 1914-17). Staged and produced musi­cal shows, New York and abroad. Wrote songs for: A Matinee Idol; The Hen Pecks; The Never' Homes; Hanky Panky; All Aboard; Hitchy Koo. Songs: "For Me and My Gal ; "In the Shadows"; "Wholl Buy My Violets?"; "Cinderelatives"; J'Argen-tine"; "Across the Sea"; "Modern Eve"; "Let's Be Lonesome Together";

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