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composer

George William Meyer, American composer.

Background

Meyer, George William was born on January 1, 1884 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Samuel Leopold and Johanna (Loewenberg) Meyer.

Education

Educational public schools.

Career

1 daughter Melody. Held various positions such as bookkeeper, office boy, carpenter and machinist. Composer of popular songs, since 1908, among which are “Lonesome,” “For Me and My Gal,” “Tuck Me To Sleep in My Old ’Tucky Home,” “My Mother’s Rosary,” “Brown Eyes, Why Are You Blue,” “When You’re a Long Long Way from Home.” “I Believe in Miracles,” “Ten, Ten Tennessee,” “Sittin’ in the Corner,” “My Song of the Nile,” “E’ry Thing Is Peaches Down in Georgia,” “Hiawatha’s Melody of Love,” “That Mellow Melody,” “Little Old Fashioned Music Box,” etc. Secretary American Society Composers, Authors and Publishers.

Address: 25 Central Park West, New York, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Authors and Publishers.

Connections

Married Grayce Elizabeth Meyers, December 9, 1909 (died 1936). Married second, Kathleen Howard, December 23, 1942.

father:
Samuel Leopold Meyer

mother:
Johanna (Loewenberg) Meyer

spouses:
Grayce Elizabeth Meyers

Kathleen Howard