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
|FL 2600||Various||Dinah (as H.Akst) Various - Suomalaista Jazzia 1 - Finnish Jazz 1931-1952 (LP, Comp)||Finnlevy||FL 2600||Finland||1986||Sell This Version|
|53722128||Roland Cedermark||Baby Face (as H.Akst) Roland Cedermark - Beste (3xCD, Comp)||CMC Norge||53722128||Norway||2001||Sell This Version|
|PRP022||La Clinik Du Dr Schultz||Am I Blue (as H.Akst) La Clinik Du Dr Schultz - Rock 'N' Roll De Proximité ! (CD, Album)||Patate Records, Belleville International||PRP022||France||2004||Sell This Version|