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Jean Schwartz (November 4, 1878 - November 30, 1956) was a songwriter. November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 57 days remaining. ... 1878 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... November 30 is the 334th day (335th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 31 days remaining, as the final day of November. ... 1956 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A songwriter is someone who writes either the lyrics or the music for songs. ...

Schwartz was born in Budapest, Hungary. His family moved to New York City when he was 13 years old. He took various music related jobs including demonstrating and selling sheet music in department stores before being hired full time by the Shapiro-Bernstein Publishing House of Tin Pan Alley as a staff pianist and song-plugger. He published his first composition (a Cakewalk) in 1899. He became known as an accomplished lyricist, although he also continued writing music. Budapest (pronounced or ), the capital city of Hungary and the countrys principal political, industrial, commercial and transportation centre, has more than 1. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the United States, and is at the center of international finance, politics, communications, music, fashion, and culture. ... Sheet music is written representation of music. ... Tin Pan Alley was the name given to the collection of New York City-centered music publishers and songwriters who dominated the popular music of the United States of America in the late 19th century and the early 20th century. ... A pianist is a person who plays the piano. ... Cakewalk is a traditional African American form of music and dance which originated among slaves in the US South. ... 1899 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...

In 1901 he started working with William Jerome. They collaborated on many songs which were used in Broadway shows, as well as the Zigfield Follies. Their biggest hit together was the 1910 song "Chinatown, My Chinatown", still popular with Dixieland bands. Schwartz and Jerome stopped working together in 1913. 1901 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... William Jerome (1865 - 1932) was a United States songwriter. ... This article is about the street in New York City. ... The Ziegfeld Follies were a series of elaborate theatrical productions on Broadway in New York City from 1907 through 1931. ... 1910 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Dixieland or Dixie is a name for the south-eastern portion of the USA; see: U.S. Southern States, Dixie. ... 1913 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ...

Schwartz continued working on show tunes through 1937. 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...

Jean Schwartz died in Los Angeles, California. Griffith Observatory and the Downtown Los Angeles skyline. ...

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