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Marcus, Sol
Home: 180 E. 79 St., New York 21,
N.Y.
Manus, Jack, composer, author; b. Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. 9, 1909. ASCAP 1947. Educ: Syracuse Univ. Army Air Force World War II. Songs: "Am I Wasting My Time", "Forget It You Can"; "When Paw was Courtin* Maw"; "What More Can I Ask For"; "Midnight Masquerade"; "This Is the Inside Story", "Hills of Colorado"; "Come Wet Youi Mus­tache With Me", "My Cousin Louella"; "Too Many Kisses." Home: 520 E. 90 St., New York, N.Y.
Marais, Josef, composer, author, violinist, guitarist, singer, radio and lecording artist; b. Sir Lowry Pass, South Africa, Nov. 17, 1905. ASCAP 1942. U.S. citizen 1945. Boin on bushveld sheep farm, far from little village where he got early schooling. Completed education in Cape Town, specializing in music and winning several scholarships and prizes. At twenty to Europe for advanced mu­sical training in London and on Con­tinent. A pioneer in the translation into English of Afrikaans and other folk songs. First U.S. radio series, African Trek over Blue Network (1939-42). Former member of PRS. Now concertizing with wife as balla-deering duet with guitar. Works: Songs From the Veld, collection of fourteen songs; The Wanderers Songs, eighteen songs. Also songs: "Brandy Leave Me Alone"; "The Crickets"; "The Zulu Warrior"; "Pretty Kitty." Musical story for children: The Bangalorey Man; folk opera, Tony Beaver; book, Koos Tlie Hot-tentot. Home: 3920 Melbourne Ave., Hollywood 27, Calif.
Marcelli, Nino, composer, conductor; b. Santiago, Chile, Jan. 21, 1892. ASCAP 1944. U.S. citizen 1917. Educ.: public schools and National Cons, of Music of Chile, Univ. of
Chile. Dir. of instrumental music, San Diego, Calif., schools since 1921. Guest lecturer at Univ. of So. Calif; Univ. of Idaho; Western State Coll. of Colorado; California Music Colony. Honorary member Faculty of Fine Arts Univ. of Chile. Founder and conductor, San Diego Symph. Orch. 1925-37; guest conductor, Hollywood Bowl; Los Angeles Philh. and San Francisco Symph. Orch. Conductor, Ford Symph. at California-Pacific In­ternational Exposition 1935-36. Or­chestral works: Suite Araucana (prize, American Composers Contest, aus­pices New York Stadium concerts); Symphony; Suite for Strings; March Processional; Ode to a Hero; Music Box Minuet; Two Christmas Proces­sionals. Songs: "Solitude"; "Deep in the Forest", "Harp of Sunset"; "Song of the Andes"; "Song of Thanks." Light opera, Carmelita, also teaching pieces, arrangements, and method books for various instruments. Home: San Diego, Calif. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Marco, Sano, composer, author; b. Kiev, Russia, Dec. 10, 1898. ASCAP 1943. Songs: "May I Never Love Again"; "Heaven Onlv Knows"; "Hova", "Ya Vas Da-Ra-Ga-Ya Loo-Bloo"; "I'm Thankful"; "Sweet Mel­ody" "Dig Down Deep" (war bond selling song). Home: New York, N.Y. Address: 154 W. 57 St., New York, N.Y.
Marcus, Sol, composer; b. New York, N.Y., Oct. 1, 1912. ASCAP 1942. Educ: high school, private schools. Self-taught pianist; organized orch.; became arranger. Arranged and played with name orchestras, then re­tired to write music. Songs: "Jack Climbed a Beanstalk"; "I Wonder What My Shadow Thinks of Me"; "You're Gonna Fall and Break Your Heart"; "The Clock is Fast"; "I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire"; "Strictly Instrumental"; "Cancel the






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