Arthur Johnston

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Birthday
10, 1898
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
May 1, 1954 (56)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
10, 1898
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
May 1, 1954 (56)

About

Composer best known for the hit songs Pennies from Heaven and Cocktails for Two.

Before Fame

He started out in the music industry playing piano in film theaters.

Trivia

He was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

Family Life

He grew up in The Big Apple, which was also known as New York City.

Associated With

He was nominated for an Academy Award with Johnny Burke for Best Original Song for Pennies From Heaven in 1936.

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