Edward Madden

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Birthday
17, 1878
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Mar 11, 1952 (73)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
17, 1878
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Mar 11, 1952 (73)

About

Lyricist known for By the Light of the Silvery Moon and What Could Be Sweeter? His songs were used in numerous films.

Before Fame

He graduated from Fordham University. He then started writing music for such vaudeville acts as Fanny Brice.

Trivia

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

Family Life

He married colleague Dorothy Jardon.

Associated With

He worked with such artists as Louis Hirsch, Theodore Morse, and Jerome Kern.