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||Died: || February 11, 1945
|Born: || June 10, 1891
||Cause of Death: || barbiturate poisoning
lyricist, singing waiter
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First complete Broadway score, written in collaboration with composer Fred Coots, "White Lights"; ran for only 35 performances
First song interpolated into a Broadway production, "Sundown Brings Back Memories of You"; used in "Greenwich Village Follies of 1921"; also wrote special material for the show
Had first hit song, "All the World Will Be Jealous of Me" (music by Ernest R. Ball)
Received second Oscar nomination for the song "Remember Me?" from "Mr. Dodd Takes the Air"
Stage version of "42nd Street" (interpolating songs by Warren and Dubin) opened and won that year's Tony Award as Best Musical
With Warren, wrote the now classic song "I Only Have Eyes for You", used in "Dames"
Won Best Song Academy Award for "Lullaby of Broadway" from the film "Gold Diggers of 1935"
Served in US Army during WWI; was exposed to mustard gas and suffered permanent lung damage
Again teamed with Warren for both "Footlight Parade" and "Gold Diggers of 1933"
First collaboration with composer Harry Warren, the now classic backstage musical "42nd Street"
Put lyrics to an instrumental by Victor Herbert and enjoyed a hit song with "Indian Summer", recorded by Tommy Dorsey and Frank Sinatra
Received third Academy Award nomination for the song "We Mustn't Say Goodbye" (music by James Monaco) used in the film "Stage Door Canteen"
Teamed with composer Joe Burke; moved to NYC
Family moved from Switzerland to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
First two songs, "Prairie Rose" and "Sunray" published
Last collaborations with Warren, "Gold Diggers Go to Paris" and "Garden of the Moon"
Reunited with Joe Burke to write the songs (including "Tiptoe Through the Tulips") for the early Technicolor film "Gold Diggers of Broadway"
Revival of "42nd Street" produced on Broadway
With Burke, wrote songs for the films "She Couldn't Say No" and "Hold Everything"
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Northeast M.T. High School:
He was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1971.
Helen McClay. Showgirl. Roman Catholic; married on March 19, 1921; had stormy relationship as Dubin was a gambler and drinker; divorced.
Edwina Coolidge. Actor. Married on February 23, 1943; divorced several months later.
Simon Dubin. Gynecologist.
Minna Dubin. Chemist.
Marie. From McClay's first marriage.
Patricia Dubin. Born on November 26, 1922.
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"Lullaby of Broadway: Life and Times of Al Dubin"