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Fascinatin' Rhythm: Lou Hirsch and Gene Buck, 05/12/18

May 6, 2018

The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America
Credit Library of Congress

Episode # 1819   

Lou Hirsch and Gene Buck—Few people will recognize the name of Lou Hirsch.  That’s partly because he died so young—at the age of 37, but he was an innovative songwriter well on his way to fame on Broadway and in Tin Pan Alley. Most often, he worked with a solid professional lyricist named Gene Buck.