American vaudeville performer and composer who wrote the 1926 song "Baby Face" with Harry Akst.
He started working on vaudeville when he was a teenager and went on to become an accompanist for Blossom Seeley.
He wrote the score for the 1927 production of Artists and Models.
He grew up with family in New York City.
He had success with the song Margie in the 1920s with music by Con Conrad.