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 Arthur Johnston

Arthur Johnston

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 1 May 1954 (aged 56)
Corona del Mar, Orange County, California, USA
Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Commemoration, lot #2794 G-3
Memorial ID 12731 · View Source
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Composer. Born in New York City, in his early career, he performed as a pianist in film theatres and later as a pianist and music director for Irving Berlin's stage productions. Signed to contracts with film studios, he moved to Hollywood in 1929 and wrote the scores for the films "College Humor", "Too Much Harmony", "Hello Everybody", "Murder at the Vanities", "Thanks a Million", "Pennies from Heaven" and "Double or Nothing". His extensive song catalog includes "Mandy, Make Up Your Mind", "Dixie Dreams", "Moon Song", "Cocktails For Two", "Ebony Rhapsody", "Pennies From Heaven" and "Song of the South". He in Corona del Mar, California and was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 4 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12731
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur Johnston (10 Jan 1898–1 May 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12731, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .