What I love about Brooklyn is there are more wonderful little joints than anywhere.
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|Birth:||25th November, 1900|
|Death:||3rd September, 1984|
Arthur Schwartz was born in Brooklyn, New York. He was an American composer and film producer. He taught himself to play the harmonica and piano as a child, and began playing for silent films at age 14. He earned a B.A. in English at New York University and an M.A. in that subject at Columbia. Forced by his father, an attorney, to study law, Schwartz graduated from NYU Law School and was admitted to the Bar in 1924. He also worked on songwriting concurrently with his studies and published his first song by 1923. Among other Broadway musicals for which Schwartz wrote the music are: The Band Wagon, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, By the Beautiful Sea, The Gay Life, and Jennie. His films include the MGM musical The Band Wagon (1953) with lyricist Howard Dietz. Schwartz also worked as a producer, for Columbia Pictures.
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