Harry Tobias

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Birthday
11, 1895
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Dec 15, 1994 (99)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
11, 1895
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Dec 15, 1994 (99)

About

Known for Miss You, That Girl of Mine, and I'll Keep the Lovelight Burning. He began writing in his teens.

Before Fame

He served in the United States Army. He wrote Oo-oo, Ernest (Are You Earnest With Me?), the 1922 novelty hit.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1983.

Family Life

He grew up with two brothers, Charles and Henry, both of whom also became songwriters. The three frequently collaborated.

Associated With

He wrote the song Miss You, which was a hit for Rudy Vallee.