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Singer, Dolph
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"Happy is the Bride"; "Martinique." Home: 1620 Pandora Ave., West-wood, Los Angeles 24, Calif.
Singer, Dolph, author; b. New York, Sept. 19, 1900; d. Milford, Conn., Dec. 8, 1942. ASCAP 1937. Educ: New York public schools. Songs: "I Want my Rib"; "Just Around the Corner"; "Sweet to Cheat Jesta Little"; "That's Where I Met My Gal"; "Heigh Ho"; "Summer Wives"; "On a South Sea Isle." Address: Estate, c/o ASCAP.
Singer, Louis C, composer; b. New York, N.Y., Feb. 26, 1912. ASCAP 1941. Educ.: Juilliard School of Music; Columbia Univ.; Alexander Lipsky, Bernard Wagenaar, and Wal-lingford Riegger. Child prodigy of piano. Works: Patrick Henry and the Frigate's Keel, musical folk tale; Deep Blues, for symphonic band. Songs: "One Meat Ball"; "Song of the Army Nurse Corps" (official anthem of U.S. Army nurse corps); "Sleepy Serenade" (Motion Picture Critics Award); "I Spoke to Jefferson at Guadalcanal"; "Lost in Medita­tion"; "Gypsy Without a Song"; "Lass with the Delicate Air"; "The Phantom Stage Coach"; "Woman Is a Five Letter Word." Home. 9958 66 Ave., Forest Hills, N.Y.
Sirmay, Albert, composer; b. Buda­pest, Hungary, July 2. ASCAP 1933. To U.S. 1923. Educ.: Royal Acad, of Music, Budapest, theory and piano; Univ. of Budapest, Doctor of Music. Wrote several hundred songs while in Hungary, also scores for ten musical shows for theaters in Budapest and Vienna: Dancing Hussars; Der Puszta KavaUer; Graf Rinaldo; Alexandra; Tlie Gingerbread Heart. Wrote score of musical comedies in London: Girl on the Film; Bamboula; Lady Mary; Princess Charming (last two also produced in New York). Wrote score of Ripples, produced in New York. Editor New York music pub-
lishing house. Scored three dramatic productions of Ferenc Molnar. Com­posed many instrumental works, chiefly piano pieces. Edited following musical anthologies: Treasury of Gil­bert and Sullivan; Songs of the Rivers of America; Treasury of Grand Opera; Rodgers and Hart Song Book. Cur­rently musical adviser and chief editor music publishing houses. Home: New York, N.Y. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Sissle, Noble, author, bandolinist, ac­tor, conductor, singer, producer; b. Indianapolis, Ind., July 10, 1889. ASCAP 1922. Educ.: Cleveland Cen­tral High School; Butler Coll., In­dianapolis. Organized glee club in high school, upon graduation toured two years with Thomas Jubilee Sing­ers; returned to college to prepare for ministry. After two years left col­lege for musical career; became pio-tege of Jim Europe, impresario and head of Clef Club, New York. Be­came entertainer various New York night clubs. World War I, Private, Company K, 369th Regiment; lx?-came drum major Jim Europe's Band, commissioned 2nd Lieut. During American tour of band after war, Sisslc succeeded Europe on latter's death. Formed vaudeville partnership with Eubie Blake; wrote revues Shuffle Along; Chocolate Dandies. Organized own orchestra touring in London, Paris, Monte Carlo, New York, and throughout U.S. Organizer and first president Negro Actors Guild; active in civic affairs, chairman of draft board. Songs: "I'm Just Wild About Harry"; "Love Will Find a Way"; "Bandana Days"; "Gypsy Blues"; "Hello Sweetheart Hello ; "Boogie Woogie Beguine"; "The Red Ball Line"; "Goodnight Angeline"; "You Were Meant For Me." Home: New York, N.Y. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Sisson, Kenn, composer, author, ar­ranger, radio and recording artist; b.