Louis Hirsch

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Birthday
28, 1887
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
May 13, 1924 (36)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
28, 1887
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
May 13, 1924 (36)

About

Composed numerous songs and musicals during the early 20th century, working on Tin Pan Alley and for The Ziegfeld Follies.

Before Fame

His first professional gig was composing for Lew Dockstader's Minstrels. His first full score was for He Came From Milwaukee from 1910.

Trivia

He wrote Love Nest, Hold Me in Your Loving Arms, and Always Together. His breakthrough success, 1911's Vera Violetta, was also Al Jolson's breakthrough.

Family Life

He was born to Isadore and Henrietta in New York City.

Associated With

He and Irving Berlin were among the nine founders of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers or ASCAP.