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Reiser, Alois
"The Red We Want is the Red We've Got (In the Old Red, White and Blue)"; "Heart to Heart"; "My Heart Went a Wandering"; also for the show, New Faces, song: "You Better Go Now." Home: Malvern, Pa. Ad­dress, c/o ASCAP.
Reid, Don (Donald David Reid), composer, author; b. Montreal, Can., Sept. 7, 1911. ASCAP 1942. Educ: McGill Univ. Works: Book of chil­dren's stories, Fable Carousel. Songs: "And Then I Looked at You", "Easter Sunday with You"; "Land of Dreams"; "The Old Square Dance is Back Again"; "The Gentleman Just Would Not Say Good Night"; "Remember Pearl Harbor"; "Santa Claus is on His Way"; "It's So Easy for You"; "It's a Horse and a Saddle for Me"; "Fight on, Corregidor"; "My Range in the Sky"; "One, Two, Three O'Lairy"; "Fight for Freedom", "The Marriage Brokers Daughter"; "Rolleo, Rolling Along"; "You're Not Fooling Anyone But Yourself'; "You're the Sweetest Thing"; "Love is a Dangerous Game"; "Gone, But Not Forgotten"; "River of Tears"; "I Still Feel the Same About You"; "A Sweetheart's Prayer." Home: Kew Garden Hills, N.Y. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Reid, Reidy, composer, author; b. Roanoke, Va., Sept. 26, 1889; d. New York, N.Y., Oct. 25, 1946. ASCAP 1946. Member professional staff, mu­sic publishing houses. Songs: "3,121 Miles Away"; "Yankee Doodle Rain­bow"; "You've Got Me Stopped"; "Just Love"; "Don't Ever Change Your Mind"; "A Sweetheart's Prayer." Address: Estate, c/o ASCAP.
Reif, Paul, composer; b. Prague, Czechoslovakia, March 23, 1910. ASCAP 1948. To U.S. 1941; citizen 1943. Educ.: high school and college, Vienna, 1915-26; Academie of Mu­sic, Vienna, studying counterpoint and conducting Bruno Walter and Richard
Strauss, 1924-28; Sorbonne Univ., Paris, 1928-30. Child prodigy of the violin, studied with Erica Morina. Wrote music for stage and screen in Stockholm, Paris, and other European countries. World War II, U.S. Army Intelligence, 1942-45 (overseas). Former member of AKM and STIM. Songs: "I'm Just a Poor Street Singer"; "Sun Never Sets on AEF"; "My Face Is Dirty with Kisses"; "A Prairie Lullaby"; "Takes Two (Me Plus You)"; "Looking Glass Lake"; "They All Wanted You for Me"; "Cowboy Rhumba"; "You Stole My Wife, You Horsethief." Also, Dream Concerto, for piano. Home: New York, N.Y. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Reiser, Alois, composer, cellist; b. Prague, Czechoslovakia, April 4, 1887. ASCAP 1942. Educ.: Prague Cons.; cello with Jan Burian; composi­tion Anton Dvorak. Doctor of Music Univ. of Prague. As concert cellist toured Europe and with Bohemian Trio toured U.S. Later with Pitts­burgh Symph. Orch. and New York Symph. as cellist. Returned to Prague, became conductor Prague Opera House. Toured U.S. 1914 with Diag-hileft Russian Ballet. Conductor Strand Theater, N.Y. 1918-29. To Hollywood 1929 to become musical director motion picture studio. Guest conductor San Francisco, Oak­land, San Diego, and Los Angeles. Works for orch.: Slavic Rhapsody, symphonic poem; Erewhon; Prelude to Opera Gobi (Iris), prize N.Y. Philharmonic and Gobi, grand opera; Mount Rainier; Spanish Serenade; Little Coquette; Entre Nous; Chink Walk; A Summer Evening, tone poem; Palaneis Suite; Daphne, light opera. Chamber music: String Quartet in E Minor (Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge prize winner); String Quartet in C Major (National Broadcasting Co. prize); Trio for violin, cello and piano in E Minor (Pittsburgh Art Society Prize); Cello Concerto (Holly-

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