Songwriters to 1954


page originally published on 5 February 2010; latest revision: 1 August 2021


Irving Berlin, Alice Faye, Tyrone Power, and Don Ameche, on the set of the film Alexander’s Ragtime Band (1938), directed by Henry King

Introduction to the Site: Songbook and the Songwriters


Featured Songwriters to 1954

Major Composers

    special feature pages, large and small

Major Composers, Teams


Other featured songwriters:

Early Jazz Masters

Walter Donaldson

Ray Henderson

McHugh and Fields

Hoagy Carmichael

Cab Calloway

See also recordings by Cab Calloway in the following feature pages:

Harry Warren

Standards with music by Harry Warren include the following:

Victor Young

Frank Loesser

Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke

Louis Jordan

Alec Wilder

Jule Styne


Special Occasions

Johnny Marks



Johnny Mercer


External Links



Victor Herbert: operettas, other stage works, vocal songs

George M. Cohan biographies






Harold Arlen circa 1927

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