p, 1878-1956 US, Budapest
Musician / Songwriter
Jean Schwartz (November 4, 1878 – November 30, 1956) was a songwriter. He became known as an accomplished lyricist, although he also continued writing music. One of his biggest hits was the 1910 song "Chinatown, My Chinatown" co-written with William Jerome, they collaborated on many songs which were used in Broadway shows. Schwartz and Jerome stopped working together in 1913. Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.