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Harry Ruby, American composer.

Background

Ruby, Harry was born on January 27, 1895 in New York City. Son of Barnett and Tillie Rubinstein.

Education

Educated New York City public schools and Commercial High School, 1907-1910.

Career

1 daughter, Toby (Mistress Gerard Oestreicher). Married second, Cleo Carter, 1931. Married 3d, Eileen Percy, May 2, 1936.

Began as song plugger, 1913. Composer (lyrics by Bert Kalmer), My Sunny Tennessee, I Love You So Much, I Wanna Be Loved By You, Thinking of You, Up in the Clouds, Three Little Words, Nevertheless. Composer (plays); The Ramblers.

Five O’ Clock Girl, Good Boy, Animal Crakers, Top Speed, etc. Composer music and co-author with Bert Kalmer (motion pictures): The Cuckoos, Horsefeathers, Duck Soup, Kid from Spain, Bright Lights, etc. (Broadway show) High Kickers.

Author: Kalmer & Ruby Song Book, 1936. (words and music) Songs My Mother Never Sang, 1943. Personal life partial source of movie Three Little Words, 1950.

Address: Beverly Hills California.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer (lyrics by Bert Kalmer), My Sunny Tennessee, I Love You So Much, I Wanna Be Loved By You, Thinking of You, Up in the Clouds, Three Little Words, Nevertheless. Composer (plays)

    • The Ramblers. Five O’ Clock Girl, Good Boy, Animal Crakers, Top Speed, etc.

      Composer music and co-author with Bert Kalmer (motion pictures): The Cuckoos, Horsefeathers, Duck Soup, Kid from Spain, Bright Lights, etc. (Broadway show) High Kickers. Author: Kalmer & Ruby Song Book, 1936.

      (words and music) Songs My Mother Never Sang, 1943. Personal life partial source of movie Three Little Words, 1950.

Connections

Married Dorothy Herman, 1915.; married second, Cleo Carter, 1931.

father:
Barnett Rubinstein

mother:
Tillie Rubinstein

spouses:
Dorothy Herman

Cleo Carter