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Arthur Schwartz

1900-1984 US, Brooklyn
Composer / Producer of Soundtrack

b. November 25, 1900, Brooklyn, New York (USA) d. September 3, 1984, Kintnersville, Pennsylvania (USA) >> Please use Schwartz & Dietz when credited with Howard Dietz << Arthur Schwartz was an American composer and film producer. While studying legal studies at New York University and postgraduate studies at Columbia University he supported himself by playing piano. After quitting the law profession for good in 1928, Schwartz devoted himself entirely to songwriting. Acquaintances like Lorenz Hart and George Gershwin encouraged him to continue composing and in 1928, he met Howard Dietz, the lyricist with whom he produced his most successful material. Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972. In 1990 he received the ASCAP Award for Most Performed Feature Film Standard "That's Entertainment" from The Band Wagon.

        
Genres
  • Soundtrack
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Folk
  • World
Popular Tracks   
Interview with Arthur Schwartz on Gershwin, G. - Conversations With I. Gershwin, Astaire, Levant, Whiteman, Schwarz and Alfred Newman by Tony Thomas & Paul Whiteman

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
The Band WagonFred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant, Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz2005Album
Songs By Arthur SchwartzArthur Schwartz, Art Wagner Quintet, Bob Shaver & Laurel Shelby1986Album
Alone TogetherJonathan Schwartz Sings Arthur Schwartz1977Album
The Music Of Arthur Schwartz 1937 - 1943 (Volume III)Arthur Schwartz1975Album
The Music Of Arthur Schwartz 1932 - 1934 (Volume I)Arthur Schwartz1975Album
Les Plus Grands Films De Notre TempsNacio Herb Brown, George Gershwin, Frederick Loewe, Robin / Styne, Cole Porter, Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz, Maurice Jarre, Nino RotaAlbum
"Something To Remember You By..."Robert Farnon And His Orchestra, Arthur SchwartzAlbum
From The Pen Of Arthur SchwartzArthur SchwartzAlbum
Four Television MusicalsArthur SchwartzAlbum
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