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Albert Von Tilzer
Albert Von Tilzer was born in Indianapolis, Indiana with the name Albert Gumm. He worked at his older brother's publishing company, and collaborated with him on some of his tunes.
Von Tilzer was a top Tin Pan Alley tune writer, producing numerous popular music compositions from 1902 continuing through 1935. A number of his tunes would be covered by jazz bands and contine to be played decades later.
His hits included "The Alcoholic Blues", "Apple Blossom Time", "Chili Bean", "Dapper Dan", "Honey Boy", "I'll Be With You In Apple Blossom Time", "I May Be Gone for a Long, Long Time", "The Moon Has His Eye On You", "My Cutie's Due at Two to Two", "My Little Girl", "Oh By Jingo", "Oh How She Could Yacki, Hacki, Wicki, Wacki, Woo", "Put on Your Slippers and Fill Up Your Pipe, You're Not Going Bye-Bye Tonight", "Put Your Arms Around Me Honey", "Roll Along, Prairie Moon", "Take Me Out To The Ball Game", "Wait Till You Get Them Up in the Air, Boys", and many others.
He died in Los Angeles, California.
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