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Haldeman, Oakley
met Storm; It's A Small World. Wrote nineteen operettas in Europe and U.S., including: The Black Pier­rot; The Red Cat; Natja; White Lilacs; America Sings. Works for orch.: Phantasy for Piano and Orch.; Rhap­sody in Waltztime. Songs: "Falling Leaves"; "Beautiful Dawn"; "Melo­dies Within My Heart." Address: Estate, c/o ASCAP.
Haldeman, Oakley, composer, author; b. Alhambra, Calif., July 17, 1909. ASCAP 1949. General manager of popular music publishing house. Songs: "Here Comes Santa Claus"; "Brush Those Tears From Your Eyes"; "I Wish I Had Never Met Sunshine"; "Tho* I Tried"; "My Heart's as Cold as an Empty Jug"; "Pretty Mary"; "Texas Polka"; "Honey Child"; "Vict'ry Train"; "The Last Mile"; "Texans Never Cry." Home: No. Hollywood, Calif. Ad­dress: c/o ASCAP.
Hall, Fred, composer, publisher, comedian, radio and recording artist; b. New York, N.Y., April 10, 189S. ASCAP 1939. Pianist in publishing houses in youth; band leader and musical director phonograph com­pany. Member of Fields and Hall, radio and recording duo. At present with "Voice of America," short wave operation, as producer and musical adviser. Songs: "I've Got a Code id By Dose"; "That Old Family Al­bum"; "If You See My Little Moun­tain Girl"; "The Man with the Little White Cane"; "In Eleven More Months and Ten More Days"; "There's a Blue Sky Way Out Yonder." Home: 10 Mitchell PL, New York 17, N.Y.
Hall, Teddy (Helen Bernard), com­poser, author; b. New York, N.Y., June 2, 1908. ASCAP 1945. Educ: Wadleigh High School, Hunter Coll. Studied voice with private tutors. Became radio singer for several years and member professional staff New
York publishing houses making spe­cial arrangements for various vocal groups. Songs: "Since We Fell Out of Love"; "Will You Know Me When You're Famous"; "Dusk on the Painted Desert"; "Ridin on a Rainbow"; "When the Mush Begins to Rush"; "Swing the Quota"; "We Won't Let It Happen Here"; "So Tall a Tree." Also, songs for radio programs. Home: New York, N.Y. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Hall, Wendell Woods, composer, author, poet, singer, guitarist; radio, recording, motion-picture and tele­vision artist, b. St. George, Kan., Aug. 23, 1896. ASCAP 1934. Educ.: Univ. of Chicago preparatory school. Singing xylophonist in vaudeville and with orchestras. In radio 1922 played ukulele, known as "Red Headed Music Maker"; toured world broad­casting, singing and playing own com­positions. Songs: "It Ain't Gonna Rain No Mo'", "Mellow Moon"; "Land of My Sunset Dreams"; "His Love Was Not In Vain", "I Live In the Valley Alone", "I'm In the Doghouse To­night", and material for ukulele. Home: 4355 N. Paulina St., Chicago 13, 111.
Hamblen, Bernard, composer, author, b. Yeovil Eng., July 14, 1877. ASCAP 1925. To N.Y. 1917. Educ: Ten months' piano instruction. Played in public at nine years of age. Parental objections to musical career confined talents to conductor, accompanist, singer; when past forty turned to com­position. Works include stage pro­ductions, cantatas, sacred and secular songs and choruses, instrumental pieces. Writes both words and music (except when Bible text used in sa­cred works); has several pen-names. Has accompanied his works at Hol­lywood Bowl (chorus of 500), New York Hippodrome, Albert Hall and Aeolian Hall (London); broadcasts own poems and verses. Stage produc­tions: Pickwick; Cherry Blossom;

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