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Harry Akst

p, voc, 1894-1963 US, New York City
Singer / Musician / Songwriter of Jazz and Pop

American songwriter and pianist, born 15 August 1894 in New York, NY, USA and died 31 March 1963 in Hollywood, CA, USA. As a composer, he wrote such very successful songs as "Dinah". As a pianist, he accompanied Al Jolson during the latter years of that artists' life. Akst also made records as pianist with Wiedoeft-Wadsworth Quartet, and as one of a piano duo. Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1983.

        
Instruments
  • Piano
  • Vocals
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Anema E Core on Therapy With the Classics Vol. 4 by Music Therapy

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Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Typhoon / Ding ToesFrank Banta And Harry Akst1920Album
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