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Al Hoffman (September 25, 1902July 21, 1960) was a songwriter. September 25 is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years). ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... July 21 is the 202nd day (203rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 163 days remaining. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


He was born in Minsk in Russia (now Belarus). His parents moved to Seattle, Washington in the United States when he was 6. After graduating from high school in Seattle, he started his own band, playing the drum, and moved to New York City in 1928 to pursue a music career. Though he continued playing the drum in night club bands, he began writing songs, collaborating with such other songwriters as Leon Carr, Leo Corday, Mann Curtis, Mack David, Milton Drake, Al Goodhart, Walter Kent, Sammy Lerner, Jerry Livingston, Dick Manning, Bob Merrill, Ed Nelson, and Maurice Sigler. Probably his most famous collaborations were with Manning. Victory Square, the central place of Minsk Minsk or Miensk (Belarusian: ; Russian: ) is the capital and a major city of Belarus with a population of 1. ... Downtown Seattle skyline Nickname: The Emerald City Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: http://www. ... In music, a band is a group of musicians, or musical ensemble, usually popular or folk, playing parts of or improvising off of a musical arrangement. ... For other kinds of drums, see drum (disambiguation). ... The Empire State Building (right) and the Chrysler Building (left) are easily recognized symbols of New York City to the world. ... See also: 1927 in music, other events of 1928, 1929 in music and the list of years in music. // Events April 27 - Igor Stravinskys ballet Apollon musagète is premiered in Washington September 11 - Leos Janaceks String Quartet No. ... Mack David (born July 5, 1912) was an American lyricist and songwriter, best known for his work with movies and television in the 1960s, particularly his work on the Disney films Cinderella and Alice in Wonderland. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Dick Manning was a songwriter, best known for his many collaborations with Al Hoffman. ... Bob (Robert) Merrill (born Henry Lavan May 17, 1921? or ? 1923?- February 17, 1998) was a Jewish-American composer and lyricist. ... Edwin Stafford Nelson (born December 21, 1928 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is an American actor. ...


In 1934 he moved to London to work on stage productions there. He returned to the U.S. three years later. See also: 1933 in music, other events of 1934, 1935 in music and the list of years in music. // Events March 12 - the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Wilhelm Furtwängler given the world premiere of Paul Hindemiths symphony Mathis der Maler in Berlin November 7 - Sergei Rachmaninoffs... London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ...


In 1984 he was inducted into the Songwriters' Hall of Fame. See also: 1983 in music, other events of 1984, 1985 in music, 1980s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 27 - singer Michael Jacksons hair catches fire during the filming of a Pepsi commercial. ... The Songwriters Hall of Fame is an arm of the National Academy of Popular Music. ...


He died in New York City. The Empire State Building (right) and the Chrysler Building (left) are easily recognized symbols of New York City to the world. ...

Contents


Partial list of published songs

Songs written by Al Hoffman and Dick Manning

Allegheny Moon is a popular song. ... See also: 1955 in music, other events of 1956, 1957 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Cameo-Parkway Records formed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Kal Mann & Bernie Lowe. ... Gilly Gilly Ossenfeffer Katzenellen Bogen by the Sea is a popular song. ... See also: 1953 in music, other events of 1954, 1955 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Frank Sinatra wins the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in From Here To Eternity, 1953; resuscitating his singing career in the process Bing Crosby received a... Hot Diggity is a popular song. ... See also: 1955 in music, other events of 1956, 1957 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Cameo-Parkway Records formed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Kal Mann & Bernie Lowe. ... I Cant Tell a Waltz from a Tango is a popular song. ... See also: 1953 in music, other events of 1954, 1955 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Frank Sinatra wins the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in From Here To Eternity, 1953; resuscitating his singing career in the process Bing Crosby received a... Mama, Teach Me to Dance is a popular song. ... See also: 1955 in music, other events of 1956, 1957 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Cameo-Parkway Records formed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Kal Mann & Bernie Lowe. ... See also: 1957 in music, other events of 1958, 1959 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 28 - Little Richard begins attending classes at Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama February 14 - The Iranian government bans rock & roll because they claim that the form... See also: 1959 in music, other events of 1960, 1961 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 14 - Elvis Presley is promoted to Sergeant in the U.S. Army February 6 - Songwriter Jesse Belvin dies in an automobile accident in Los Angeles, California. ... See also: 1951 in music, other events of 1952, 1953 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Pierre Schaeffer publishes his A la recherche dune musique concrète (The Search for a Concrete Music), an explanation of his experimental approach to composing. ...

Songs written by Al Hoffman, Dick Manning, and another collaborator

Are You Really Mine? is a popular song. ... See also: 1957 in music, other events of 1958, 1959 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 28 - Little Richard begins attending classes at Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama February 14 - The Iranian government bans rock & roll because they claim that the form... Make Me A Miracle is a popular song. ... See also: 1957 in music, other events of 1958, 1959 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 28 - Little Richard begins attending classes at Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama February 14 - The Iranian government bans rock & roll because they claim that the form... Oh-Oh, Im Falling in Love Again is a popular song. ... See also: 1957 in music, other events of 1958, 1959 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 28 - Little Richard begins attending classes at Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama February 14 - The Iranian government bans rock & roll because they claim that the form... Papa Loves Mambo is a popular song. ... See also: 1953 in music, other events of 1954, 1955 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Frank Sinatra wins the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in From Here To Eternity, 1953; resuscitating his singing career in the process Bing Crosby received a... Secretly is a popular song. ... See also: 1957 in music, other events of 1958, 1959 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 28 - Little Richard begins attending classes at Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama February 14 - The Iranian government bans rock & roll because they claim that the form...

Songs written by Al Hoffman, Mack David, and Jerry Livingston

Mack David (born July 5, 1912) was an American lyricist and songwriter, best known for his work with movies and television in the 1960s, particularly his work on the Disney films Cinderella and Alice in Wonderland. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Cinderella (first released on February 15, 1950) is an animated film by The Walt Disney Company in which a young girl abused by her stepmother and step-sisters is still able to go the ball and win her prince, with the help of a fairy godmother, a half dozen mice... See also: 1947 in music, other events of 1948, 1949 in music and the list of years in music. // Events Aldeburgh Festival is founded by Benjamin Britten, Eric Crozier and Peter Pears. ... Chi-Baba, Chi-Baba (My Bambino Go to Sleep) is a popular song. ... See also: 1946 in music, other events of 1947, 1948 in music and the list of years in music. // Events Patti Page signs with Mercury Frankie Laine earns his first, of 21, gold records Kay Starr signs with Capitol George Jones begins performing Jimmy Rogers begins recording the Weavers begin... See also: 1948 in music, other events of 1949, 1950 in music and the list of years in music. // Events Mitch Miller begins his career as one of the 20th centurys most successful record producers at Mercury Eddie Fisher signs with RCA Bob Hope suggests that Anthony Benedetto change... See also: 1950 in music, other events of 1951, 1952 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Johnnie Ray has his first hit record with Cry. ...

Others

  • "Apple Blossoms and Chapel Bells"
  • "Auf Wiedersehn, My Dear"
  • "Bear Down, Chicago Bears"
  • "Black-Eyed Susan Brown"
  • "Close to You" (with Jerry Livingston and Carl Lampl)
  • "Don’t Stay Away Too Long"
  • "Everything Stops for Tea"
  • "Everything's in Rhythm with My Heart" (1935) (with Al Goodhart and Maurice Sigler)
  • "Fit as a Fiddle"
  • "From One Minute to Another"
  • "Goodnight, Wherever You Are"
  • "Heartaches" (1931) (lyrics by John Clenner)
  • "I Apologize"
  • "If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked a Cake" (1950) (with Bob Merrill and Clem Watts)
  • "I Must Have One More Kiss Kiss Kiss"
  • "I Saw Stars"
  • "I’m in a Dancing Mood"
  • "Little Man You’ve Had Busy Day"
  • "Mares Eat Oats"
  • "Roll Up the Carpet" (1933) (lyrics by Raymond Klages, music by Raymond Klages, Al Goodhart, and Hoffman)
  • "The Story of a Starry Night" (1941) (with Jerry Livingston and Mann Curtis)
  • "There Isn’t Any Limit to My Love"
  • "What’s the Good Word, Mr. Bluebird?"
  • "Who Walks in When I Walk Out?"
  • "Why Don’t You Practice What You Preach?"
  • "Without Rhythm"

Bear Down, Chicago Bears is the fight song of the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. ... Close to You is a popular song. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... See also: 1934 in music, other events of 1935, 1936 in music and the list of years in music. // Events April 8 - Béla Bartóks String Quartet No. ... Heartaches is a popular song. ... See also: 1930 in music, other events of 1931, 1932 in music and the list of years in music. Events Roy Rogers musical career begins Mary Garden retires from the Chicago Opera Alberto Rabagliatis singing career begins Published popular music Adios w. ... If I Knew You Were Comin Idve Baked a Cake is a popular song. ... See also: 1949 in music, other events of 1950, 1951 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Malcolm Sargent becomes chief conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra. ... Bob (Robert) Merrill (born Henry Lavan May 17, 1921? or ? 1923?- February 17, 1998) was a Jewish-American composer and lyricist. ... Albert J. Trace (b. ... See also: 1932 in music, other events of 1933, 1934 in music and the list of years in music. // Events January 23 - Béla Bartóks is premiered in Frankfurt National Association for American Composers and Conductors is founded by Henry Hadley. ... See also: 1940 in music, other events of 1941, 1942 in music and the list of years in music. Events January 5 - Ernesto Bonino debuts on Italian radio January 15 - Olivier Messiaens Quatuor pour la fin du temps is premiered in Stalag VIIIA in Silesia. ... This article needs to be wikified. ...

External links

  • Biography on Songwriters' Hall of Fame site
  • Complete list of Al Hoffman songs on SHoF site

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Al Hoffman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (371 words)
Al Hoffman (September 25, 1902–July 21, 1960) was a songwriter.
After graduating from high school in Seattle, he started his own band, playing the drum, and moved to New York City in 1928 to pursue a music career.
Songs written by Al Hoffman, Mack David, and Jerry Livingston
Hoffman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (241 words)
Hoffman, Hoffmann, Hofmann, or Huffman may refer to several things, such as surnames, place names which are derived from these surnames (mainly German), and other things, names of which are derived from these surnames:
Hofmann voltameter, a piece of chemistry apparatus sometimes used to collect hydrogen and oxygen gas created in the electrolysis of water.
Hoffman is a novel / screenplay by Ernest Gebler and a 1970 comedy film by Alvin Rakoff starring Peter Sellers as Benjamin Hoffman.
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