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Gus Kahn

 
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Date of Birth: November 06, 1886
Date of Death: October 08, 1941 (54)

Birth Place: Coblenz, GERMANY
 

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Gus Kahn Movies

Whoopee!
 
[1930]
lyrics by
Flying Down to Rio
 
[1933]
lyrics by
Hollywood Party
 
[1934]
music & lyrics by
Kid Millions
 
[1934]
music and lyrics by
Stingaree
 
[1934]
music and lyrics by
Caravan
 
[1934]
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Operator 13
 
[1934]
songs by
The Girl Friend
 
[1935]
lyrics by
Three Smart Girls
 
[1936]
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Small Town Girl
 
[1936]
lyrics by
A Day at the Races
 
[1937]
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Captains Courageous
 
[1937]
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The Girl of the Golden West
 
[1938]
lyrics by
Broadway Serenade
 
[1939]
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Gus Kahn News

Listen: Christine Ebersole's New Album AFTER THE BALL Out Now Photo Listen: Christine Ebersole's New Album AFTER THE BALL Out Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2022

After the Ball, a new album from two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole has been released in physical and digital formats! Listen to the album here! The recording finds Ebersole at the start of a brave new chapter, reflecting on life, love and family now that the last of her three adopted children has flown the nest. 

2-Time GRAMMY Nominated Vocalist Catherine Russell to Perform at Jazz at Lincoln Cent Photo 2-Time GRAMMY Nominated Vocalist Catherine Russell to Perform at Jazz at Lincoln Center This Weekend
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

Catherine Russell has a full schedule of performances slated throughout the East Coast and in Europe to finish off the year. Among them include her annual four-night residency at Dizzy’s Club at Jazz at Lincoln Center from September 29 through October 2, with two shows nightly.

Listen: Get an Exclusive First Listen to 'A Sleepin' Bee' From Christine Ebersole's N Photo Listen: Get an Exclusive First Listen to 'A Sleepin' Bee' From Christine Ebersole's New Album 'After The Ball'
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2022

Christine Ebersole is releasing a special new album titled 'After The Ball' on Friday, September 30. BroadwayWorld has your exclusive first listen to the first track released from the album, 'A Sleepin' Bee'.

Christine Ebersole to Release New Album AFTER THE BALL Photo Christine Ebersole to Release New Album AFTER THE BALL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2022

After the Ball, a new album from two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole, will be released in physical and digital formats on Friday, September 30.

Album Review: JUDY GARLAND: THE FINAL CONCERT IN COPENHAGEN Is A Sweet Reminder Of A  Photo Album Review: JUDY GARLAND: THE FINAL CONCERT IN COPENHAGEN Is A Sweet Reminder Of A Special Woman
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 30, 2022

The legendarily spoken of last concert of Judy Garland has been digitally mixed, mastered, and restored and it is a respectful, loving look at the legend's last days.

The Bushnell Announces 2022 Ovations Gala at Plainville Airport Photo The Bushnell Announces 2022 Ovations Gala at Plainville Airport
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2022

The Bushnell announced today its annual fundraising gala, Ovations 2022: Dream a Little Dream, will be taking place from 6 PM to midnight on June 11, 2022 in a reimagined airplane hangar at the Robertson Airport in Plainville, CT. 

Songbook Foundation Names New Development Officer Photo Songbook Foundation Names New Development Officer
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 23, 2021

The Great American Songbook Foundation has hired a new development professional to build local and national philanthropic support for its historical preservation and music education initiatives.

Nicolas King Celebrates CD Release With August 5th Show at The Green Room 42 Photo Nicolas King Celebrates CD Release With August 5th Show at The Green Room 42
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 19, 2021

Nicolas King has been hard at work, and the work is paying off for him and his fans.

Composers Concordance Presents TIN PAN ALLEGIANCES Photo Composers Concordance Presents TIN PAN ALLEGIANCES
by A.A. Cristi - May 5, 2021

Composers Concordance presents Tin Pan Allegiances on Saturday, May 15th at 6pm at Michiko Studios in New York City. The concert commemorates and pays tribute to NYC's Tin Pan Alley, where publishers of zillions of popular songs had their offices. Songwriters associated with Tin Pan Alley included George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, and Jerome Kern, among many others.

Tune in: Michael Feinstein and Donny Osmond Reflect on Legacy of Andy Williams in New Photo Tune in: Michael Feinstein and Donny Osmond Reflect on Legacy of Andy Williams in New Episode of IN THE ARCHIVES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2021

In a new episode of In the Archives with Michael Feinstein, the founder of the Great American Songbook Foundation will explore the Songbook Library & Archives’ collection of arrangements and orchestrations written for legendary crooner Andy Williams.

Gus Kahn Videos

VIDEO: Seth Sikes Releases Final Fire Island Parody of 'Toot, Toot, Tootsie' Videoplay
VIDEO: Seth Sikes Releases Final Fire Island Parody of 'Toot, Toot, Tootsie'

by Stage Tube - Oct 15, 2020

Seth Sikes's final Fire Island Pines video of 2020 has him bidding adieu to the island with a takeoff of 1922's "Toot, Toot, Tootsie (Goo' Bye!)" which was first recorded by Al Jolson. Like he has done previously Sikes wrote parody lyrics with Tony-award winning lyricist Lisa Lambert who has collaborated with him on all of his previous videos.


Gus Kahn Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Gus Kahn written?
Gus Kahn has written 12 shows including Oh, What A Girl! (Lyricist), Holka Polka (Lyricist), Kitty's Kisses (Lyricist), Whoopee! (Lyricist), Show Girl (Lyricist), After Dinner (Composer/Lyricist), Singin' in the Rain (Lyricist), Big Deal (Lyricist), Barbara Cook: A Concert for the Theatre (Lyricist), Jolson & Co. (Composer/Lyricist), Mostly Sondheim (Lyricist), Come Fly Away (Lyricist).