Harry Tierney

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Birthday
21, 1890
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Mar 22, 1965 (74)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
21, 1890
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Mar 22, 1965 (74)

About

Composer known for songs such as Alice Blue Gown and Castle of Dreams. His Irene was Broadway's longest-running show at the time.

Before Fame

He worked for a music publisher. His 1927 musical Rio Rita was one of the first musicals to be transferred to talking pictures.

Trivia

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

Family Life

His mother was a pianist and his father was a trumpeter.

Associated With

His songs were performed by Eddie Cantor, Anna Held, and Edith Day.