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Burton Lane (Burton Levy)

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Biography

New York City, New York, USA
Composer, songwriter ("That Old Devil Moon") and author, educated at the High School of Commerce and Dwight Academy, and a private music student of Simon Bucharoff. At fifteen, he was a staff writer for the Remick Music Company. He wrote the Broadway stage scores for "Earl Carroll Vanities of 1931", "Hold On to Your Hats", "Laffing Room Only", "Finian's Rainbow", and "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever" (Grammy Award, 1965). He wrote songs for "Three's a Crowd" and "Third Little Show", and was president of the AGAC since 1957. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Himself - Pianist

Rambling 'Round Radio Row #2 1932

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Character: Lupe's Accompanist

Strictly Dynamite 1934

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Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Original Score

The 33rd Annual Tony Awards 1979

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Composing