Pretty please / [lyric by] Johnny Mercer ; [music by] Walter Donaldson. [1940]


Pretty please / [lyric by] Johnny Mercer ; [music by] Walter Donaldson. [1940]

[1] leaf of ms. music ; 32 cm.

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Donaldson, Walter, 1893-1947 (person)

Composer of "Mammy" and "My buddy" and other songs. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], to Irene [Gallagher], 1921 May. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906674 Epithet: comedian? British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001149.0x000245 ...

Mercer, Johnny (person)

Johnny Mercer (1910-1976) was born John H. Mercer in Savannah, Georgia, the son of George Anderson Mercer. He was educated in Savannah public schools and at Woodberry Forest School in Virginia. He worked with his father in the real estate loan business before heading to New York in 1929 with the Savannah Town Theater group for a National Little Theater contest. He remained in New York to try for a stage career. He became a well-known lyricist and moved to California, where he produced many hit s...