Gus Kahn

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Birthday
6, 1886
Birthplace
Koblenz, Germany
Death Date
Oct 8, 1941 (54)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
6, 1886
Birthplace
Koblenz, Germany
Death Date
Oct 8, 1941 (54)

About

Known for My Buddy, It Had to Be You, Side by Side, and Makin' Whoopee. He also wrote for numerous motion pictures.

Before Fame

He worked as a clerk in a mail-order business before launching his legendary and prolific Tin Pan Alley career.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame almost 30 years after his death.

Family Life

He married Grace LeBoy in 1916. They had two children together.

Associated With

He worked with numerous other composers, including George Gershwin, Al Jolson, and Jerome Kern.