Louis Silvers

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Birthday
6, 1889
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 26, 1954 (64)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
6, 1889
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 26, 1954 (64)

About

Academy Award winner for 1935's "One Night of Love." His work was used in more than 250 films.

Before Fame

He was raised in New York City. He worked for D.W. Griffith on 1921's "Dream Street" and 1927's "The Jazz Singer," the first film to use sound.

Trivia

He served as music director for the durable "Lux Radio Theater," a show that ran from 1934 until 1955.

Family Life

He married actress Janet Adair. His death in 1954 was caused by a heart ailment.

Associated With

His 1921 song "April Showers" was covered by many artists, but was first introduced by Al Jolson in "Bombo," the 1921 Broadway musical.

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