Ann Ronell (Ann Rosenblatt)

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Omaha, Nebraska, USA
ANN RONELL was one of the few early song writers who wrote both the words and the music, beginning in 1930 with BABY'S BIRTHDAY PARTY. That led to many "kiddie" -style tunes, such as MICKEY MOUSE AND MINNIE'S IN TOWN and IN A SILLY SYMPHONY. A graduate of prestigious Radcliffe College, she taught music, coached singers, and played rehearsal piano for Broadway shows. She later scored music for films, composed ballet music, and created librettos for operas. WILLOW WEEP FOR ME became a jazz piano standard. Read more...