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Walter Donaldson (February 15, 1893 - July 15, 1947) was a prolific United States popular songwriter, producing many hit songs of the 1910s and 1920s. February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1893 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... July 15 is the 196th day (197th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 169 days remaining. ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... A songwriter is someone who writes either the lyrics or the music for songs. ... Events and trends Science Einsteins theory of general relativity Max von Laue discovers the diffraction of x-rays by crystals Alfred Wegener puts forward his theory of continental drift War, peace and politics Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary leads to World War I October Revolution in... Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century Decades: 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s - 1920s - 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s Years: 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 Referred to as the Roaring 20s. ...


Donaldson was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of a piano teacher. While still in school he wrote original music for school productions, and had his first professional songs published in 1915. The following year he had a hit with "The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady". After serving in the United States Army in World War I, Donaldson was hired as a songwriter by Irving Berlin Music Company. He stayed with Berlin until 1928, producing many hit songs, then in 1928 established his own publishing company. His company was legally Donaldson, Douglas & Gumble, Inc, but all the publications had Walter Donaldson's name in large letters, and the legal name of the company in fine print. For other meanings, see Brooklyn (disambiguation). ... This article is about the modern musical instrument. ... 1915 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... Ypres, 1917, in the vicinity of the Battle of Passchendaele. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888–September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist. ... 1928 was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1928 was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Walter Donaldson published some 600 of his original songs. His biggest hits included "How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm?", "My Mammy" (a huge hit for Al Jolson), "My Little Bimbo Down on a Bamboo Isle", "My Buddy", "Carolina in the Morning", "Yes Sir, That's My Baby", "That Certain Party", "At Sundown", "My Blue Heaven", "Love Me or Leave Me", "Kansas City Kitty", "Makin' Whoopee", "Georgia", "You're Driving Me Crazy", "Little White Lies", and "I'll See You in My Dreams". Al Jolson - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ...


At the end of the 1920s Donaldson moved to Hollywood and worked composing and arranging music for motion pictures. His film credits include work on such pictures as Glorifying the American Girl, Suzi, The Great Ziegfeld, Panama Hattie, Follow the Boys, and Nevada. For other uses, see Hollywood (disambiguation) Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the City of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that runs from about Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to... Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed Film — also called movies, the cinema, the silver screen, moving pictures, photoplays, picture shows, flicks, or motion pictures, — is a field that encompasses motion pictures as an art form or as part of the entertainment industry. ... Categories: Movie stubs | 1936 films | Drama films | Musical films | Biographical films | Best Picture Oscar | Best Actress Oscar (film) ... Panama Hattie is a theater musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter and book by Herbert Fields and B. G. DeSylva. ...


Walter Donaldson retired in 1943 and died in Santa Monica, California. 1943 is a common year starting on Friday. ... Santa Monica Pier Santa Monica is a coastal city located in Los Angeles County, California USA, by the Pacific Ocean, south of Pacific Palisades and Brentwood, west of Westwood, Los Angeles, and north of Venice. ...


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For the snooker player with the same name, see Walter Donaldson (snooker player). Walter Donaldson (1907 - 1973) was a Scottish professional snooker player. ...


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Walter Donaldson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (254 words)
Walter Donaldson (February 15, 1893 - July 15, 1947) was a prolific United States popular songwriter, producing many hit songs of the 1910s and 1920s.
Donaldson was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of a piano teacher.
Walter Donaldson retired in 1943 and died in Santa Monica, California.
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Walter won his first World Snooker title in 1947 and was the first person other than Joe Davis to have his name inscribed as a winner of that tournament.
I have read many reports of Walter Donaldson's matches and have come to the conclusion that he was a gritty and steadfast opponent of his contemporaries.
Walter Donaldson was known for his potting skills and according to Fred Davis's book Talking Snooker was the best potter that the author had seen up to this point.
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