Composer, songwriter ("When Love Has Gone"), conductor, pianist, author and arranger, he came to the USA during World War I. He was a pianist in New York Ballrooms, then organized his own orchestra and toured the US in vaudeville. He was a pianist on radio, then a music director and arranger for radio and for television networks. He joined ASCAP in 1939, and his chief musical collaborators included W. Edward Breuder and Paul Rusincky. Read more... Make Up a Little Party", and "If You Were Mine".