Grant Clarke

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American songwriter (May 14, 1891, Akron, Ohio - May 16, 1931, California).

Clarke moved to New York City early in his career, where he worked as an actor and a staff writer for comedians. He began working on Tin Pan Alley, where he contributed music to films such as The Jazz Singer (1927), Weary River (1928), On With the Show (1929), and Is Everybody Happy? (1929).

He wrote the lyrics to the show Dixie to Broadway, and also contributed to the 1921 Ziegfeld Follies and Bombo. Later in his career he became a charter member of ASCAP and was successful in the music publishing business.

Clarke was the author of the lyrics to many popular songs of the 1910s and 1920s, working with composers such as George W. Meyer, Harry Akst, James V. Monaco, Al Piantadosi, Fred Fisher (2), Harry Warren (2), Arthur Johnston, James F. Hanley, Lewis F. Muir and Milton Ager.
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Albums

CON003 Church Wedding - Music For Church Ceremonies — Grant Clarke Various Trumpet Voluntary (Prince Of Denmark'S March) Various - Church Wedding - Music For Church Ceremonies(CD, Album) Newsound 2000 CON003 UK 2002 Sell This Version
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Compilations

AMU012 Best Of The Favourite Classics — Grant Clarke Various Trumpet Voluntary (as Clarke) Various - Best Of The Favourite Classics(2xCD, Comp) Air Music And Media AMU012 Europe Unknown Sell This Version