1897-1985 US, Brooklyn
Composer / Songwriter of Jazz, Folk and World
A.k.a. John Frederick Coots
John Frederick Coots (May 2, 1897 – April 8, 1985) was a prolific American songwriter. He composed over 700 popular songs and over a dozen Broadway shows. In 1934, Coots wrote the melody with his then chief collaborator, lyricist Haven Gillespie, for the biggest hit for them both "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town." The song became one of the biggest sellers in American history.
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|Jingle Bells [ジングルベル] / Santa Claus is coming To Town [サンタクロースは町に来ています]||James Lord Pierpont, Dizzy Gillespie, J. Fred Coots||Single|