Sam Perry (Samuel Abraham Perlstein)

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Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire [now Ukraine]
Sam A. Perry, born Samuel A. Perlstein in Odessa, Russia in 1884. His education included: University of Odessa,and Royal Academy of Musical and Theatrical Arts, Vienna. He was a concert pianist who toured throughout Europe. Sam spent 12 years as general musical director and recording manager for Conorized Music Co. of New York. He authored over 500 diversified compositions - symphonic poems, classic and popular songs. He created several instructional manuals for harmonica which where used in schools throughout the United States. Sam entered the motion picture industry through David H. Broekman of Universal Pictures in1929. Read more...