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Arthur Schwartz photo taken by Carl Van Vechten, 1933
Arthur Schwartz photo taken by Carl Van Vechten, 1933

Arthur Schwartz (November 25, 1900 - September 3, 1984) was an Jewish-American composer of popular music. Schwartz supported legal studies at New York University and postgraduate studies at Columbia University by playing piano before seeing the error of his ways and concentrating his talents on Vaudeville, Broadway and Hollywood. His son, Jonathan Schwartz, is a popular radio personality. Image File history File links Arthur_Schwartz. ... Image File history File links Arthur_Schwartz. ... Photographic self-portrait by Carl Van Vechten, 1934 Carl Van Vechten (June 17, 1880 – December 21, 1964) was an American writer and photographer who was a patron of the Harlem Renaissance and the literary executor of Gertrude Stein. ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: 1899 in music, other events of 1900, 1901 in music and the list of years in music. // Events January 14 - Giacomo Puccinis Tosca premieres in Rome. ... September 3 is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years). ... 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. ... A Jewish American (also commonly American Jew) is an American (a citizen of the United States) of Jewish descent or religion who maintains a connection to the Jewish community, either through actively practicing Judaism or through cultural and historical affiliation. ... New York University (NYU) is a major research university in New York City. ... Columbia University is a private university in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City and a member of the Ivy League. ... Vaudeville is a style of multi-act theatre which flourished in North America from the 1880s through the 1920s. ... Broadway theatre is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... ... Jonathan Schwartz (born in New York City in 1938) is an American radio host and disc jockey, known for his devotion to classic American pop standards. ...


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Arthur Schwartz - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (394 words)
Arthur Schwartz photo taken by Carl Van Vechten, 1933
Arthur Schwartz (November 25, 1900 - September 3, 1984) was an Jewish-American composer of popular music.
His son, Jonathan Schwartz, is a popular radio personality.
WFU hosts Arthur Schwartz for program on character education (339 words)
Arthur Schwartz of the John Templeton Foundation will speak about character education in public schools on Feb. 1 as part of Wake Forest University's 2000-2001 Year of Ethics and Honor event series.
Schwartz is a former professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
"Arthur Schwartz is widely recognized as the foremost authority on character education in the United States," said Sam Gladding, associate provost and chairman of the Year of Ethics and Honor Committee.
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