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Ted Koehler (July 14, 1894January 17, 1973) was an Jewish-American lyric writer. He was born in Washington, DC. July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... See also: 1893 in music, other events of 1894, 1895 in music and the list of years in music. Events March 14 - Johan Svendsen conducts the world premiere of Carl Nielsens Symphony No. ... January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... See also: 1972 in music, other events of 1973, 1974 in music, 1970s in music and the list of years in music // Events January-February January 9 - Mick Jaggers request for a Japanese visa is rejected on account of a 1969 drug bust, putting an abrupt end to The... 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. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United...


Koehler started out as a photo-engraver but was attracted to the music business, where he started out as a theater pianist for silent films. He moved on to write for vaudeville shows and Broadway, and also produced nightclub shows. His most famous collaboration was with the composer Harold Arlen, with whom he wrote many famous songs from the 1920s through the 1940s. The two wrote for Broadway, for productions at the Cotton Club, and for Hollywood films. Koehler also worked with other composers, including Rube Bloom and Sammy Fain. Harold Arlen, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1960 Harold Arlen (February 15, 1905 - April 23, 1986) was an American composer of popular music. ... Rube Bloom (April 24, 1902—March 30, 1976) was an American composer of popular songs. ... Sammy Fain (Samuel Feinberg, June 17, 1902 - December 6, 1989) was an Jewish-American composer of popular music. ...


Koehler died in Santa Monica, California. Santa Monica Pier Santa Monica is a coastal city located in western Los Angeles County, California, USA, by the Pacific Ocean, south of Pacific Palisades and Brentwood, west of Westwood, Los Angeles, and north of Venice. ... State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Senators Dianne Feinstein (D) Barbara Boxer (D) Official language(s) English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ...


Songs

  • "Animal Crackers In My Soup"
  • "Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea"
  • "Get Happy"
  • "I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues"
  • "I'm Shooting High"
  • "I've Got The World On A String"
  • "Let's Fall In Love"
  • "Stormy Weather"
  • "Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams"

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Ted Koehler - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (143 words)
Ted Koehler (July 14, 1894—January 17, 1973) was an American lyric writer.
Koehler started out as a photo-engraver but was attracted to the music business, where he started out as a theater pianist for silent films.
Koehler also worked with other composers, including Rube Bloom and Sammy Fain.
Stormy Weather - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (146 words)
The film version of Stormy Weather is a 1943 musical film that tells in flashback the story of a famous dancer who meets a young singer, both on the rise, whose lives intersect only briefly over the years.
The movie was adapted by Frederick J. Jackson, Ted Koehler and H.S. Kraft from the story by Jerry Horwin and Seymour B. Robinson.
In 2001, the United States Library of Congress deemed the film "culturally significant" and selected it for preservation in the National Film Registry.
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