Charles Tobias

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Birthday
15, 1898
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 7, 1970 (71)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
15, 1898
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 7, 1970 (71)

About

Lyricist known for Merrily We Roll Along and Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (With Anyone Else but Me).

Before Fame

He began his music career in vaudeville. He founded a music publishing firm on Tin Pan Alley in 1923.

Trivia

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

Family Life

He had two brothers, Harry and Henry, both of whom were also songwriters.

Associated With

He, Eddie Cantor, and Murray Mencher wrote Merrily We Roll Along, the Merrie Melodies theme song from 1936 until 1964.