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Ray Henderson (December 1, 1896 - December 31, 1970), was a American songwriter. Jump to: navigation, search December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1896 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Jump to: navigation, search A songwriter is someone who writes, in part or in full, the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ...


Henderson was born in Buffalo, New York, and moved to New York City and became a popular song writer in Tin Pan Alley. He was one third of a successful songwriting and music publishing team with Lew Brown and Buddy De Sylva from 1925 until 1929. Jump to: navigation, search Aerial view of downtown Buffalo, New York Buffalo is an American city in western New York. ... New York City, officially named the City of New York, is the most populous city in the United States, the most densely populated major city in North America, and is at the center of international finance, politics, entertainment, and culture. ... Jump to: navigation, search 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. ... Lew Brown (December 10, 1893 - February 5, 1958) was a lyricist for popular songs in the United States. ... Buddy Gard DeSylva, often credited as Buddy De Sylva, Buddy DeSylva, Bud De Sylva and B.G. DeSylva (January 27, 1895 - July 11, 1950) was a songwriter, one third of the songwriting team DeSylva, Brown and Henderson, one of the top Tin Pan Alley songwriters of the era, and a... Jump to: navigation, search 1925 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


His biggest hit songs included "That Old Gang of Mine", "Annabelle" (both 1923), "Bye, Bye Blackbird", "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue", "I'm Sitting on Top of the World" (all 1925), "Varsity Drag" ('26), "You're The Cream in my Coffee" ('28), "Button Up Your Overcoat", "You Are My Lucky Star" "I'm A Dreamer, Aren't We All", "Keep Your Sunny Side Up" ('29), "The Thrill Is Gone", and "Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries" (1931). Jump to: navigation, search 1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1925 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1931 is a common year starting on Thursday. ...


Henderson also worked as an accompanyist to song and dance acts on Vaudeville and wrote music for the Zigfeld Follies and George White's Scandals. Vaudeville was a style of multi-act theater which flourished in North America from the 1880s through the 1920s. ... The Ziegfeld Follies were a series of elaborate theatrical productions on Broadway in New York City from 1907 through 1931. ... Jump to: navigation, search George Whites Scandals were a long-running string of Broadway revues that ran from 1911-1939, modelled after the Ziegfeld Follies. ...


Ray Henderson died in Greenwich, Connecticut. Greenwich is a town located in Fairfield County, Connecticut. ...


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Ray Henderson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (110 words)
Ray Henderson (December 1, 1896 - December 31, 1970), was a American songwriter.
Henderson was born in Buffalo, New York, and moved to New York City and became a popular song writer in Tin Pan Alley.
Henderson also worked as an accompanyist to song and dance acts on Vaudeville and wrote music for the Zigfeld Follies and the George White Scandals.
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