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Russell, Bob
tival Night in Santa Barbara"; "Gee, But You're Cute"; "Sam the Vegetable Man"; "Pepito and His Violin"; "The Oceana"; ^You Can't Do That to Me"; "Every Night"; "I Travel Alone"; "America, We're on our Way"; "We re Shovin' Off to Tokio"; "Elegy of Love"; "Fatima and Her Drummer Boy"; "Daybreak Sere­nade"; "Blue and Melancholy Mood"; "Moondust Rhapsody"; "Kiss Me Like You Used To"; Td Rather Be Dead than Live Without Your Love"; "When You Are Neai", "Riondo.' Home- 41-J5 45 St., Sunnvside, L.I., N.Y.
Russell, Alexander (George), com­poser, organist, pianist, b Franklin, Tenn., Oct. 2, 1880. ASCAP 1928. Edna: Fine Arts Coll , Syracuse Univ., Bachelor of Music, 1901. Studied in Europe, 1906-08, piano with Leopold Godowsky and com­position with Edgar Stillman Kelley, in Berlin; piano with ILuold Bauer; composition, organ and oichestiation with Charles-Mane Widor, m Pans. Debut as pianist, Pans, 1908; con-ceiti/ed in U.S. 1908-10, Concert Director of Auditorium Concerts, John Wanamakcr, N.Y. since 1910, also John Wanamakcr, Philadelphia, 1919-1929. Instnictor piano and oi-gan Syracuse Univ. 1902-00 Ducctor of Music (Frick Chair oi Music) Pnnccton Univ. 1917-35. Honorary degrees: Dr. of Music, Syracuse Univ. 1921, Dr. of Pedagogy, Cincinnati Cons. 1929. Contributoi to musical maga/incs and music encyclopedia. Bi ought to America many notable organists. Assembled the rare Italian violin, viola, cello, bass collection of late Rodman Wanamaker; supervised construction of great organs in two Wanamaker stores and Princeton Univ. Chapel. Decorated with Order of Crown of Belgium, 1932. Member, Amer. Guild of Organists, Singing Teachers Assn. Works: songs, piano and organ and choral pieces. Songs:
"Sunset"; "The Sacred Fire"; "In Fountain Court", "Lyric From Ta-gore"; "Expectation"; "Puer Redemp-tor." Piano: Theme and Variations; Contrapuntal Waltz. Organ: St. Lawrence Sketches. Choral: "Motet in Memory of Princeton Men Fallen in World War I." Home: 405 Park Ave., New York 22, N.Y.
Russell, Benee, composer, author; b. New York, N.Y., Aug. 10, 1902. ASCAP 1927. Educ.: Rochester, N.Y., public schools. Newspaper work, Rochester. To New York 1919, as newspaper reporter, interviewing performers led to interest in theater and songwiitmg. Under contract with New York music publishers. To Hol­lywood for staff work. Works, for stage, comedy. By Appointment Only, 1946. Songs. "Lonesome in the Moonlight", "Don't Never Do That"; "Nice Baby", "Co Home and Tell Your Mother", "Coronation Waltz"; "A Song Without a Name" (awarded Steinway Prize $5,000 and trip to Europe, 1931); "You Didn't Want Me When You Had Me (So Whv Do You Want Me Now?)", "Katinka"; "Love Is Like That", "Did My Heart Beat, Did I Fall in Love!"; "Bubbling Over With Love", "Nearest Thing to Heaven", musical setting of "Ten Commandments", "To My Church"; "Anthem of the United Nations." Home: New York, N.Y. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Russell, Bob (Sidney Keith), author; b. Passaic, N.J., April 25, 1914. ASCAP 1942. Score for motion pic­tures: Sound Off, Jack and the Bean­stalk. Songs: "Frenesi"; "Maria Elena"; "Taboo", "Time Was"; "Don t Get Around Much Anymore"; "Brazil"; "Do Nothin Till You Hear From Me"; "I Didn't Know About You"; "Ballerina"; "You Came a Long Way From St. Louis"; "The Matador"; "I Know, I Know, I Know"; "No Other Love"; "Circus"; "Crazy

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