Joe Young

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Birthday
14, 1889
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Apr 21, 1939 (49)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
14, 1889
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Apr 21, 1939 (49)

About

Known for I'm Sitting on Top of the World and I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter, his last piece.

Before Fame

He started as a singer and songplugger for music publishing firms in New York.

Trivia

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

Family Life

He was raised in New York City and later married wife Ruth.

Associated With

His song I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter, which was written with Fred Ahlert in 1935, was recorded by many artists, including Frank Sinatra.