Harry Akst

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Harry Akst
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American songwriter and pianist, born 15 August 1894 in New York, NY, USA and died 31 March 1963 in Hollywood, CA, USA.
As a composer, he wrote such very successful songs as "Dinah". As a pianist, he accompanied Al Jolson during the latter years of that artists' life. Akst also made records as pianist with Wiedoeft-Wadsworth Quartet, and as one of a piano duo. Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1983.
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Singles & EPs

A2953 Harry Akst - Typhoon / Ding Toes album art Frank Banta And Harry Akst Frank Banta And Harry Akst - Typhoon / Ding Toes(Shellac, 10") Columbia A2953 US 1920 Sell This Version