Ben Bernie

Ben Bernie

Birth
Bayonne, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA
Death 20 Oct 1943 (aged 52)
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Flushing, Queens County, New York, USA
Plot Block 56 Path 10 I/J Line PP14 grave 11 Congregation Anshei Smargon
Memorial ID 7256722 · View Source
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Jazz Musician, Bandleader. Born Benjamin Anselvitz, he began his career in vaudeville. Educated at the New York College of Music, City College of New York, and Columbia School of Mines, he joined his first orchestra in 1922. For the next twenty years he toured with Maurice Chevalier, and appeared on radio and in films. His films include "Love And Kisses" (1937), "Wake Up And Love" (1937), "Stolen Harmony" (1935), and "Shoot The Works" (1934). He also wrote the songs "Sweet Georgia Brown," "Who's Your Little Whozis," "I Can't Believe It's True," "Holding My Honey's Hand," "A Bowl Of Chop Suey And Yooey," "After The Dance Was Over," "Was Last Night The Last Night?," "Ain't That Marvelous (My Baby Loves Me)," and "Strange Interlude."


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A B
ANZELEVITZ
BERNIE
BEN BERNIE
NO FATE CAN SEVER
TWO WHO PLANNED
TO CARE FOREVER
MAY 30, 1891 - OCT. 20, 1943


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  • Added: 12 Mar 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7256722
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ben Bernie (30 May 1891–20 Oct 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7256722, citing Mount Hebron Cemetery, Flushing, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .