Harry Von Tilzer

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Birthday
8, 1872
Birthplace
Michigan
DEATH DATE
Jan 10, 1946 (73)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
8, 1872
Birthplace
Michigan
DEATH DATE
Jan 10, 1946 (73)

About

Composer of songs such as A Bird in a Gilded Cage and My Old New Hampshire Home, which sold more than two million copies of sheet music.

Before Fame

He used to perform for burlesque and vaudeville shows.

Trivia

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

Family Life

His brother Albert Von Tilzer was also a composer.

Associated With

He and Dorothy Fields both wrote songs for Tin Pan Alley.