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
|1215||Walter Dobschinski Mit Seinen Solisten* / Das Tanzorchester Des Senders Leipzig*||Dinah (as Harry Axt) Walter Dobschinski Mit Seinen Solisten* / Das Tanzorchester Des Senders Leipzig* - The Rich Maharajah Of Magador / Dinah (Shellac, 10")||Amiga||1215||German Democratic Republic (GDR)||1949||Sell This Version|