H. Aksta

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.
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Harry Akst - A Portrait Of Ray album art Ray Charles Am I Blue (as H. Aksta) Ray Charles - A Portrait Of Ray (Album) ABC Records, Tangerine Records US 1968 Sell This Version
Harry Akst - The Gene Chandler Situation album art Gene Chandler Am I Blue (as H. Aksta) Gene Chandler - The Gene Chandler Situation (Album) Mercury US 1970 Sell This Version