Clifford Grey (Percival Davis)

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Birmingham, England, UK
Lyricist ("If You Were the Only Girl in the World", "Valencia", "Got a Date with an Angel") and author, educated at King Edward VI School. He began as an actor, then wrote the Broadway stage scores for "Sally", "Vogues of 1924", "Artists and Models (1924, 1925)", "Annie Dear", "June Days", "Gay Paree", "A Night in Paris", "Great Temptations", "The Merry World", "Hit the Deck", "The Madcap", and "The Three Musketeers". He was also the librettist for "Lady Butterfly", "Marjorie", "Mayflowers", "Sunny Days", and "Ups-a-Daisy". Joining ASCAP in 1925, his chief musical collaborators included J. Read more...