p, 1893-1974 US, Cincinnati
Musician / Composer / Songwriter
American composer, lyricist and pianist. Born : October 01, 1893 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Died : June 27, 1974 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Cliff Friend was one of the most prolific and sought after songwriters on Tin Pan Alley during the 1920's and 30's. Friend co-wrote several hits including "Lovesick Blues", "My Blackbirds Are Bluebirds Now" and "The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down", also known as the theme song to the Looney Tunes cartoon series.
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