Harold H. Dickinson, Jr

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Harold H. Dickinson, Jr

Composer, songwriter, producer and singer with the orchestras of Paul Whiteman, Fred Waring, Charlie Barnet, Glenn Miller and Bob Crosby, and also in films, night clubs, and on television.

His popular-song compositions include "These Things You Left Me", "Everytime I See You", "Jingle Bell Polka", "Romantique", "Birds and Puppies and Tropical Fish", "Tabby the Cat", and "Too Young to Know".

Hal was the founder and leader of the jazz harmony group The Modernaires, which included Dickinson, Fran Scott, Johnny Drake, Alan Copeland (who dropped out and was replaced by Dick Cathcart) and Hal's wife, singer Paula Kelly. Some of their best known recordings include "April in Paris", "Goody Goody", "Stompin' at the Savoy" and "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree".


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  • Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 13 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53667627
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harold H. Dickinson, Jr (2 Dec 1913–18 Nov 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53667627, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Anonymous (contributor 46624535) .