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Ben Bernie

Ben Bernie
Born: May 30, 1891 in Bayonne, NJ
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Died: Oct 20, 1943 in Beverly Hills, CA
Genre: Jazz, Pop/Rock
Biography: Songwriter Ben Bernie was a popular bandleader of the late '20s and '30s who is best known as the composer of "Sweet Georgia Brown." Born Benjamin Anzelwitz in N.Y.C., 1891, he studied at the NY College of Music, CCNY, and Columbia School of Mines. Before the 1920s, Bernie performed monologues and played ...Read full biography
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