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Hammerstein, Oscar, II
Aladdin. Songs and Choral works: "Beside Still Waters"; "Cast Thy Burden"; "Roses of Memory"; "The Road That Brought You to Me"; "Smile Through Your Tears"; "Trust In Him"; "Song of the Aran Fisher-folk"; "The Blind Mendicant"; "I Am Fate!"; "Bells Over Jordan"; "The Restless Sea"; "The Day of Golden Promise"; "Rest For the Weary"; "God Bless Our Home." Cantatas: The Babe of Bethlehem (1932); The Heavenly Child (1935); Tragedy to Triumph (1950). Instrumental: Pick­wick Sketches; Reverie. Home: Los Angeles, Calif. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Hamilton, Bob, composer, author; b. Bridgeport, Conn., Oct. 11, 1899. ASCAP 1944. Piano with Prof. John Bowerhan, Val Peavy; organ with Pietro Yon. Organist at various theaters throughout the country, Loew's, Washington and New York; Earle, Philadelphia; Roxy, New York; Paramount, Brooklyn; R.K.O., Brook­lyn; Paramount, Des Moines; Denver Theater, Denver; R.K.O. Orpheum, Los Angeles; Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles. Staff organist radio networks New York and Hollywood. Music for motion pictures. Now featured organ­ist recording company and night club, Hollywood. Songs: "That's What Moses Said"; "Military Polka"; "Hello and Not So-Long"; "I Con­fess"; "Gotham Fantasia"; "Valley of the Stars"; "State Street Strut"; "Grateful Am I"; "Love Wail"; "Song Without a Name"; "Deedle Doodle Song." Home: 1946 El Camino Real, Mountain View, Calif.
Hamilton, George (Spike Hamilton), composer, conductor, radio artist; b. Newport, Vt., Jan. 13, 1901. ASCAP 1944. Educ: Newport Grammar School; Newport High School; Dart­mouth Coll. Organized first Dart­mouth Coll. recording dance orch., "Barbary Coast Orch." After college, conducted orchestra at Chicago Opera
Co. for four years. To New York 1929-30. Conducted large hotel or­chestra throughout U.S. Musical di­rector for dance team touring for one year. Returned to New York 1937 to conduct hotel orchestra, then to Chi­cago, San Francisco. To Hollywood; appeared in pictures, George White's Scandals; Sunday Night at the Troca-dero. Recorded "Music Box Music" for three years. Returned to New York 1944, then Chicago, San Fran­cisco. Songs: "Bye Bye Pretty Baby"; "111 Never Forget"; "Somebody No­body Loves"; "What Am I Supposed to Do?"; "Wild Honey"; "Here Comes Your Pappy"; "Lovely While It Lasted"; "I Feel Sorry for the Poor People"; "There's Never Been a Love Like Ours"; "Come Along, You Chil­dren"; "Hat Check Girl"; "You Can Say That Again"; "Betty Co-ed"; "Iowa Corn Song." Home: New York, N.Y. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Hamilton, Nancy, author, singer; b. Sewickley, Pa., July 27, 1908. ASCAP 1940. Educ.: Sewickley, Pa.; Sor-bonne, Paris; Smith Coll., 1930. Started 1931 as understudy for {Cath­erine Hepburn in Warrior's Husband, played in New Faces; Pride and Prejudice; One for the Money; The Barretts of Wimpole Street (with Katherine Cornell's Co. overseas). Wrote for Stage magazine; wrote radio material 1934-36, for Beatrice Lillie. Radio scripts for Billie Burke Fashions in Rations, and original story Fools for Scandal (sold to mo­tion picture company). Under con­tract to motion picture company 1941-42. Wrote One for the Moneu; Two for the Show; Three to Make Ready. Songs: "My Day"; "The Old Soft Shoe"; "Barnaby Beach"; "If It's Love"; "Lazy Kind of Day"; "How High the Moon." Home: 411 E. 51 St., New York 22, N.Y.
Hammerstein, Oscar, II, librettist, producer; b. New York, N.Y., July 12,

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