W. Franke Harling
BiographyLondon, England, UK
Songwriter ("Beyond the Blue Horizon", "Sing You Sinners"), composer and conductor, educated at the Grace Church Choir School in New York and the London Academy of Music. He was also a music student of Theodore Ysaye. His career included being chief organist at the Church of the Resurrecion in Brussels (1907-1908). For the stage, he wrote incidental music for the plays "Machinal", "Deep River", "Paris Bound", "Outward Bound", "In Love With Love", and "The Outsider". Joining ASCAP in 1926, his chief musical collaborators were Leo Robin, Richard Whiting, and Sam Coslow. Read more... "The Corps" (the West Point hymn), "Where Was I?", "Always in All Ways", and Give Me a Moment, Please".