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Brian Hooker (William Brian Hooker)

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Biography

New York City, New York, USA
Lyricist ("Song of the Vagabonds", "Only a Rose"), author and educator, educated at Yale University (BA, MA), and who became the assistant professor of English at Columbia University between 1903 and 1905, a rhetoric instructor at Yale University between 1905 and 1909, and a lecturer at the Columbia extension. He was literary editor at the New York Sun in 1917. His Broadway stage scores include "The Vagabond King", "June Love", and "Marjolaine", and he was the librettist for "Through the Years". He was a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters. Read more...

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