Ballard MacDonald

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Birthday
15, 1882
Birthplace
Oregon
Death Date
Nov 17, 1935 (53)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
15, 1882
Birthplace
Oregon
Death Date
Nov 17, 1935 (53)

About

Lyricist known for songs Somebody Loves Me and The Trail of the Lonesome Pine. He was part of Tin Pan Alley.

Before Fame

He attended Princeton University and was a charter member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers or ASCAP.

Trivia

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

Family Life

He married Elizabeth Chapin.

Associated With

He collaborated on the song Somebody Loves Me with George Gershwin.