Howard Dietz

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b. September 8, 1896, New York City, New York (USA)
d. July 30, 1983, NYC, New York (USA) of Parkinson's Disease

>> Please use Schwartz & Dietz when credited alongside Arthur Schwartz <<
Howard Dietz was an American publicist, lyricist, and librettist. He served as publicist/director of advertising for Samuel Goldwyn Productions and later MGM and is often credited with creating Leo the Lion, its lion mascot, and choosing their slogan Ars Gratia Artis. He wrote the lyrics for more than 500 songs mostly in collaboration with composer Arthur Schwartz. Dietz was the director of ASCAP from 1959 to 1961, and wrote an autobiography, "Dancing in the Dark" in 1974.

Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972. In 1990 he received the ASCAP Award for Most Performed Feature Film Standard "That's Entertainment" from The Band Wagon.
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Albums

RD33-N1, RD33-N2, RD33-N3, RD33-N4, RD33-N5, RD33-N6, RD33-N7, RD33-N8, RD33-N9, RD33-N10 The Greatest Music From Broadway — Howard Dietz Various Dancing In The Dark Various - The Greatest Music From Broadway(10xLP) Treasure Chest (5), Treasure Chest (5), Treasure Chest (5), Treasure Chest (5), Treasure Chest (5), Treasure Chest (5), Treasure Chest (5), Treasure Chest (5), Treasure Chest (5), Treasure Chest (5) RD33-N1, RD33-N2, RD33-N3, RD33-N4, RD33-N5, RD33-N6, RD33-N7, RD33-N8, RD33-N9, RD33-N10 US 1964 Sell This Version
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481.0017.020 Sensacional — Howard Dietz El Tattoo Del Tigre You And The Night And The Music El Tattoo Del Tigre - Sensacional(CD, Album, Dig) [pias] 481.0017.020 Benelux 2003 Sell This Version
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Compilations

CDMGM10, CDP 79 3306 2 Show Boat & The Band Wagon — Howard Dietz Various Dancing In The Dark (Instrumental) Various - Show Boat & The Band Wagon (Album, Comp) EMI, MGM Records CDMGM10, CDP 79 3306 2 UK 1989 Sell This Version