Irving Caesar

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Birthday
4, 1895
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Dec 18, 1996 (101)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
4, 1895
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Dec 18, 1996 (101)

About

Known for Swanee, Sometimes I'm Happy, Crazy Rhythm, and Tea for Two, which was among the most frequently recorded songs.

Before Fame

He attended the Chappaqua Mountain Institute and knew the Marx Brothers growing up.

Trivia

His song Animal Crackers in My Soup was made famous by Shirley Temple in 1935. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972.

Family Life

He married Christina A. Ballesteros.

Associated With

He collaborated with composers George Gershwin, Rudolf Friml, Sigmund Romberg, Ted Koehler, and Ray Henderson.