Buddy G. DeSylva (George Gard DeSylva)

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New York, USA
Prolific songwriter ("April Showers", "Button Up Your Overcoat", "Look for the Silver Lining", "California, Here I Come"), composer, producer, publisher and author, educated at USC. He wrote songs for the Broadway musicals "Sinbad", "Sally", "The Perfect Fool", "The French Doll", and the 1918 and 1921 editions of the Ziegfeld Follies. In 1925, he joined Lew Brown and Ray Henderson as a songwriting and music publishing team. His Broadway stage scores include "La La Lucille", "Bombo", "Orange Blossoms", "The Yankee Princess", "and George White's Scandals" (1922 through 1926, and 1928), "Big Boy", "Sweet Little Devil", "Tell Me More", "Captain Jinks", and "Manhattan Mary". Read more...