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Real Name:
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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03313 Harry Akst - Volume 2 - Miss Annabelle Lee album art Ted Weems And His Orchestra She's Got 'It' (as Alest) Ted Weems And His Orchestra - Volume 2 - Miss Annabelle Lee(LP, Comp) Grannyphone 03313 Netherlands 1983 Sell This Version