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Manners, Zeke
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Sentimental Me"; "Make Love to Me"; "Put Your Dream Away." Home: Astoria, N.Y. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Manners, Zeke (Leo Mannes), com­poser, author, singer, radio and re­cording artist; b. San Francisco, Calif., Oct. 10, 1911. ASCAP 1942. Or­ganized own group of hillbilly enter­tainers; became familiar radio attrac­tion. World War II, with armed forces 1943. Songs: "There Was a Time"; "Pennsylvania Polka"; "That's Why I Waited So Long"; "Don't Do It, Darling"; "An Olden Melody." Home: Hollywood, Calif. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Manney, Charles Fonteyn, composer; b. Brooklyn, N.Y., Feb. 8, 1872; d. New York, N.Y., Oct. 31, 1951. ASCAP 1926. Educ: private schools; Brooklyn Polytechnic Inst. Studied harmony with William Arms Fisher, New York; harmony and counter­point with J. Wallace Goodrich and composition with Dr. Percy Goet-chius, Boston. Boy soprano soloist, St. Paul's Church and Church of the Re­deemer, Brooklyn. On editorial staff of Oliver Ditson Co., music publisher, Boston, 1898-1930, assistant editor, then chief editor all publications ex­cept band and orch. Made numerous English translations in verse and prose from German, French, and Italian. Choral conductor: MacDowell Club, Thursday Morning Musicals, and Footlight Orch., all of Boston. Works: songs, anthems, piano pieces; song cycle, A Shropshire Lad; two sacred cantatas, The Resurrection and The Manger Throne; setting for Whitman's "O Captain, My Captain!" Address: Estate, c/o ASCAP.
Manning, Dick, composer, author; b. Gomel, Russia, June 12, 1912. ASCAP 1946. Of theatrical family. Educ.: Philadelphia Cons. 1928; Juilliard School of Music 1930. Mastered piano at early age; first in­strument violin. Musical director and
arranger in radio, television and theater. Received Radio Annual Award given by C.C.N.Y. for best jingle "The Weather Man Spots," 1948. Songs: "The Pussycat Song (Nyot Nyow)"; "While the Angelus Was Ringing" (English lyrics to "Les Trois Cloches"); "The Treasure of Sierra Madre"; "One More Dream and She's Mine"; "Walkin With My Honey"; "Baby Me"; "The Nickelo­deon Song"; "Festival of Roses"; "My Magic Hour"; "Underneath the Lin­den Tree." Home: Jamaica, N.Y. Ad­dress: c/o ASCAP.
Manning, Kathleen Lockhart, com­poser, pianist, singer; b. Hollywood, Calif., Oct. 24, 1890; d. Hollywood, Calif., March 22, 1951. ASCAP 1932. In 1908 began advanced music study with M. Moszkowski, Jacques Coim, and Regina de Sales, Paris; studied also with Elizabeth Jordan Eichel-berger, Los Angeles. From age or five, played piano and composed. Concert tours, England and France 1909-14. Prima donna with Ham-merstein Opera Co., London 1911-12. Concerts in U.S. 1926, began com­position. Works, three grand operas, two operettas, six symphonic poems for full orch.; string quartets, con­certos; sonatas, choruses; songs, etc. Better known works: "Water-Lily"; "Autumn Leaves"; Sketches of Paris (which includes In the Luxembourg Gardens); Sketches of London; Songs of Egypt; Four Songs of Bilitis; "Shoes ; "Nang-Ping"; "Pagoda Bells"; Sketches of New York. Address: Estate, c/o ASCAP.
Manning, Richard, composer, singer, linguist; b. London, Eng., Aug. 30, 1914. ASCAP 1946. Educ.: Oxford Univ.; Juilliard School of Music. Was member of Metropolitan Opera Co., New York. Works: fourteen oratorios; six operas; group of eight songs; many translations from French and Spanish.






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