Earl Burtnett

Earl Burtnett

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Earl Burtnett (7 February 1896 - 2 January 1936) was an American bandleader, songwriter and pianist who was popular in the 1920s and 1930s. Burtnett was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He attended Pennsylvania State College, but left after two years. He began having songs published, including "Canadian Capers" (1915) and "Down Honolulu Way" (1916), and in 1918 joined Art Hickman's touring band. Shortly afterwards, promoter Florenz Ziegfeld heard the band in California, and featured them on Broadway in the Ziegfeld Follies of 1920. Burtnett continued as lead arranger and writer for the Hickman orchestra, his successful songs including "Sleep," "Leave Me With A Smile" (1921), "Mandalay" (1924), and "If I Should Lose You" (1927).show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136713594
  • 9786136713595