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Producer , song writer

Eugene Edward Buck, American producer, song writer. member of the board The American Dramatists.; Member American Society Composers.

Background

Buck, Eugene Edward was born on August 8, 1885 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of George William and Katherine (McCarthy) Buck.

Education

Educated University of Detroit (non-graduate). Studied art, Detroit Art Academy.

Career

Principal librettist for Ziegfeld Follies and Frolics since 1912, and writer of themes and songs for 30 productions of same. Wrote “Zig Zag” for London Hippodrome, 1917. Collaborated in an operetta with Augustus Thomas and Mischa Elman, in comedy with Ring Lardner and in songs and lyrics with Victor Herbert, Jerome D. Kern, Raymond Hubbell, Rudolf Friml and others.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Authors and Publishers (director, consultant, adviser. President 1924-1942), Authors League America (council. Executive committee).

      Democrat. Catholic. Clubs: Dutch Treat (member of the board of Governors), The Players, Lambs (New York). Bohemian (San Francisco, California). National Press, Alfalfa (Washington).

      North Hempstead Country, Soundview Country. Writer: (songs) Hello Frisco. Tulip Time

    • ’Neath the South Sea Moon.

      Garden of My Dreams

    • Lovely Little Melody. No Foolin’

    • Maybe

    • Someone-Someday-Somewhere. Also many more—about 500 in all.

      Producer of “Yours Truly,” 1926. “Take the Air,” 1927. “Ringside,” 1928.

Membership

Member of the board The American Dramatists. Member American Society Composers. Clubs: Dutch Treat (member of the board of Governors), The Players, Lambs (New York).

Connections

Married Helen Falconer, October 2, 1919. Children: Eugene Falconer, George William.

father:
George William Buck

mother:
Katherine (McCarthy) Buck

spouse:
Helen Falconer

children:
Eugene Falconer Buck

George William Buck