Peter DeRose

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Birthday
10, 1900
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Apr 23, 1953 (53)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
10, 1900
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Apr 23, 1953 (53)

About

Known for Deep Purple, Somebody Loves You, Wagon Wheels, and Have You Ever Been Lonely? He dominated during the Tin Pan Alley era.

Before Fame

He worked as a stock room clerk at a music store.

Trivia

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

Family Life

He married ukulele musician May Singhi Breen in 1929 after she left the female ukulele group the Syncopators to perform with him on the long-running radio show Sweethearts of the Air on NBC.

Associated With

He collaborated with lyricists Carl Sigman, Al Stillman, Billy Hill, and Charles Tobias.

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