Eric Maschwitz

Eric Maschwitz

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Albert Eric Maschwitz OBE (10 June 1901 - October 1969), known as Eric Maschwitz and sometimes credited as Holt Marvell, was an English entertainer, writer, broadcaster and broadcasting executive.Born in Edgbaston, Birmingham, the descendant of Silesian immigrants, Maschwitz was educated at Arden House preparatory school, Henley in Arden, Repton School and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.As a lyricist, Maschwitz wrote the screenplays of several successful films in the 1930s and 1940s, but is perhaps best remembered for his lyrics to 1940s popular songs such as "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square" (music by Manning Sherwin and Jack Strachey) and "These Foolish Things" (music by Jack Strachey).show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135717790
  • 9786135717792