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Name: Ben Black  
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Date of Birth: 11th December 1889
Place of Birth: Dudley, England, UK
Profession: Composer
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

Ben Black (December 11, 1889 - December 26, 1950) was an English composer of popular song and an impresario.

Born in Dudley, England, Black worked as music director in Paramount Pictures' cinemas across the US, before moving on to theatrical production in his own right. He became a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers in 1926.

Famous works

  • Hold Me (1919, with Art Hickman)
  • Moonlight And Roses (1925, with Edwin Lemare and Neil Moret)
  • Tears
  • You and I
  • Don't Sing Aloha When I Go

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