Real Name:
Harry Akst
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.

Writing & Arrangement

3C 064-94657 Harry Akst - I Maestri album art Ray Charles Am I Blue (as Aksta) Ray Charles - I Maestri(LP, Comp, Gat) Probe 3C 064-94657 Italy 1973 Sell This Version