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Schuman, William (Howard)locked

  • Bruce Saylor

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(b New York, 4 Aug 1910; d New York, 15 Feb 1992). American composer, teacher and administrator.

At the age of 16 Schuman wrote his first piece, a tango, and widened his practical experience by taking up various instruments and organizing and performing in jazz bands. He wrote many popular songs to lyrics by Edward B. Marks and Frank Loesser, including the latter’s first published song, ...

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