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Maley, Florence Turner
movements of unfinished Symphony No. 10; Das Lied von der Erde (Song of the Earth) for tenor, alto, and orch.; Das klagende Lied for soli, chorus and orch. Song cycles with orch.: Kindertotenlieder; Des Knaben Wundcrhorn; Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen; and many songs with piano or with orch. accompaniment. Ad­dress: Estate, c/o ASCAP.
Mahoney, Jack, author; b. Buffalo, N.Y., Oct. 10, 1882; d. New York, N.Y., Dec. 26, 1945. ASCAP 1925. Educ: Buffalo public and high schools. While still at school began writing and selling parodies and spe­cial material for vaudeville entertain­ers and at twenty continued these ac­tivities in New York. Clients included Nat Wills, Sam Bernard, Raymond Hitchcock, Eddie Foy, Frank Crumit, Blanche Ring, Lew Dockstader. Wrote magazine articles. Songs: "When You Wore a Tulip and I Wore a Red, Red Rose"; "He's a College Boy"; "Good­bye, Betty Brown"; "If This Rose Told You All It Knows"; "That's Why the Violets Live"; "Kentucky Days"; "When It's Moonlight in Mayo"; "Goodbye, Summer, So Long Fall, Hello Wintertime"; "Bing, Bang, Bing 'Em on the Rhine"; "Summer­time." Address: Estate, c/o ASCAP.
Mahr, Herman Carl (Curley), com­poser, arranger; b. Boston, Mass., May 23, 1901. ASCAP 1943. Of musical family. Educ.: public schools, Boston; and tutors. At five began music with Newton Swift, Boston; also theory, counterpoint, and composition at New England Cons, of Music. At fifteen became professional pianist in orch. playing popular music; arranger. To Europe with band 1928. In radio as arranger 1930. Accompanist and ar­ranger for Landt Trio seven years, chiefly radio. Had own vocal group on C.B.S. for three years. To Cali­fornia 1943 as vocal arranger in mo­tion pictures, and coach for soloists
and groups. Returned to radio 1944. Songs: "Have You the Time?"; "Wake Up a Robin"; "Thank Your Lucky Stars and Stripes"; "Sons of the Navy"; "With a Pack on His Back (and a Girl on His Mind)"; "The Little Red Hen"; "If You're Ever in My Arms Again." Home: 8899 More-hart Ave., Sun Valley, Calif.
Maister, Al, composer, author; b. Lida, Russia, Sept. 18, 1903. ASCAP 1950. To U.S. 1905; citizen. Educ.:
f )ublic schools, Boston, Mass.; Bent-ey School of Accounting and Finance, Boston. Began study of violin at early age, in late teens studied saxophone and clarinet, all with private teachers. Upon graduation worked in account­ing field for several years, then turned to music. Active for about twenty-five years as saxophonist and clarinetist playing with various leading orches­tras and bands throughout New Eng­land. Also teacher of clarinet and saxophone. Has written radio con­tinuity, conducted a humor column, done publicity work and is author of book of poetry, An-am-ated Verse. Songs: "Does a Duck Like Water?"; "Over Here"; "Am I A Passing Dream?" Home: 20 Browning Ave., Dorchester, Mass.
Maley, Florence Turner, composer, singer, vocal teacher; b. Jersey City, N.J., Aug. 23. ASCAP 1927. Educ.: Hasbrouck Inst.; Miss Semple's School; Univ. of Geneva, Switzer­land. Piano with Joseffy and Gustave Becker; singing with Alberta Law­rence and Cora De Roucourt; several months in London coaching with Sir Jos. Barnaby and Wm. Shakespeare. Five years in Paris, studied voice with Jacques Bouhy and Madame Mar-chesia. At sixteen, soprano soloist, First Congregational Church, Jersey City, N.J.; then at Bagby Morning Musicale, Waldorf Astoria; Church of the Pilgrims; Temple Emanuel and Brick Presbyterian Church, New

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