Paul Dresser

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Birthday
22, 1858
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Jan 30, 1906 (47)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
22, 1858
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Jan 30, 1906 (47)

About

Composer of numerous songs including On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away, My Gal Sal, and The Blue and the Gray.

Before Fame

He performed as a singer in vaudeville.

Trivia

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

Family Life

He was the son of Johann Paul and Sarah Mary Schanab Dreiser.

Associated With

He was portrayed by Victor Mature in My Gal Sal, the 1942 biographical film.