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Encyclopedia > Harry B. Smith

Harry B. Smith (born December 28, 1860 in Buffalo, New York - died January 2, 1936 in Atlantic City) was a reknowned and prolific writer, lyricist, and composer. He worked on many of the famous productions of his time.

Most noted productions

  • Rogues and Vagabonds - musical written in 1932
  • Three Little Girls - play, lyrics written in 1930
  • The Serenade - musical, lyrics written in 1930
  • The Fortune Teller - operetta written in 1929
  • Sweethearts - opera written in 1913
  • The Girl from Montmartre - musical, lyrics written in 1913
  • The Wild Rose - operetta written in 1902
  • The Belle of Bohemia - operetta written in 1900

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Captain Edward John Smith page 2 (4590 words)
Smith commented that there wasn't much wind and Lightoller responded, "No, it is a flat calm as a matter of fact." They continued to discuss the weather and Lightoller remarked that it was a pity there was no breeze as they were going to be going through ice region.
Smith retired to his sea cabin immediately abaft the bridge on the starboard side leaving instructions, "If it becomes at all doubtful, let me know, I will be just inside." Smith knew better than anyone that navigationally this was the most crucial period of the voyage.
Another tale comes from Collapsible B. At this time, the boat was overturned in the water, crowded with thirty men standing, sitting or kneeling in all conceivable positions, afraid to move for fear of losing their grip on the boat's hull while also trying to paddle away from the remaining swimmers using a loose board.
Leonard B. Smith and the Detroit Concert Band (1232 words)
In 1937 Leonard B. Smith arrived in Detroit from New York City to play with the Detroit Symphony on radio's Ford Sunday Evening Hour, which was carried by 440 CBS radio stations.
Smith conducted a concert by the old musicians and the regulars, who totaled 100 players, and also soloed on his coronet.
Smith canceled a concert one Sunday evening in 1979 when a blue van pulled up and parked on the street near the band shell with a stereo radio blaring.
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