Fred E. Ahlert

Fred E. Ahlert

Real Name:
Fred Emil Ahlert
American composer and songwriter (19 September 1892 in New York City, NY, USA – 20 October 1953 in New York City, NY, USA).

His sons were Richard Ahlert, Arnold Ahlert, and Frederick Emil Ahlert, Jr.

Ahlert most frequently collaborated with lyricist Roy Turk, but he also wrote with others including Joe Young (3) and Edgar Leslie.
His songs have been recorded by numerous artists, including Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, and Fats Waller.

Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

Fred E. Ahlert Discography

Singles & EPs

P 1352 Marek Weber My Mammy's Arms Marek Weber - My Mammy's Arms / Little Bits(Shellac, 12") Parlophon P 1352 Germany 1922 Sell This Version


2M126-64887/88/89 Various I Don't Know Why Various - L'Age D'or D'Hollywood(3xLP, Comp + Box) Music For Pleasure 2M126-64887/88/89 France 1982 Sell This Version
8.551253 Various Mean To Me (as Fred Ahlert) Various - Ultimate Jazz(CD, Comp, RM) Naxos 8.551253 Germany 2007 Sell This Version