Phil Charig

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New York City, New York, USA
Composer and songwriter ("Let Yourself Go", "Where Are You?"), educated at Commerce High School. He joined ASCAP in 1927, and composed the Broadway stage scores for "Yes, Yes, Yvette", "Just Fancy", and "Follow the Girls", and the London stage scores for "That's a Good Girl", and "Stand Up and Sing". He wrote songs for the Broadway revues "Allez-Oop" and "Americana" (1926), and "Shoot the Works", and also for films and television. His chief musical collaborators included Ira Gershwin, Leo Robin, Dan Shapiro, Irving Caesar, and Milton Pascal. Read more...