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Harry Ruby

1895-1974 US, New York City
Composer / Songwriter

b. January 27, 1895 in New York City d. February 23, 1974 in Woodland Hills, California Harry Ruby was a Jewish American songwriter and screenwriter. Ruby toured the vaudeville circuit as a pianist with the Bootblack Trio and the Messenger Boys Trio, where he met his long-time partner Bert Kalmar. Together, Ruby and Kalmar formed a successful songwriting team until the latter's death in 1947, and this partnership is portrayed in the 1950 MGM musical "Three Little Words" starring Fred Astaire as Kalmar and Red Skelton as Ruby. Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

        
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3 Little Words on American Music - The Fabled 24 September 1940 San Francisco Concerts Featuring Cohan, Berlin, Kern, Romberg, Kalmar by Various Artists, Howard Hanson, Richard Hageman, Edwin McArthur, William Grant Still, Eugene Hayes, Lee S. Roberts & Albert Hay Malotte
3 Little Words: Intro on American Music - The Fabled 24 September 1940 San Francisco Concerts Featuring Cohan, Berlin, Kern, Romberg, Kalmar by Various Artists, Howard Hanson, Richard Hageman, Edwin McArthur, William Grant Still, Eugene Hayes, Lee S. Roberts & Albert Hay Malotte

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