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Date Of Birth:
November 06, 1886
Date Of Death:
October 08, 1941 (54)
Birth Place:
Coblenz, GERMANY
 
Gus Kahn Headshot
Date of Birth: November 06, 1886
Date of Death: October 08, 1941 (54)

Birth Place: Coblenz, GERMANY
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.

Nicolas King's Album Release Party to Feature Carol Burnett, Fran Drescher, Max von E Photo Nicolas King's Album Release Party to Feature Carol Burnett, Fran Drescher, Max von Essen, Norm Lewis and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 15, 2021

CLUB44 RECORDS will celebrate the new Nicolas King album Act One: Celebrating 25 Years of Recordings on Wednesday, April 28 at 8:00 PM Eastern with an all-star online release party event. Nicolas will perform several songs with Mike Renzi at the piano.

Barrington Stage Company Announces 2021 Season Featuring Three World Premieres of Wor Photo Barrington Stage Company Announces 2021 Season Featuring Three World Premieres of Works by Joshua Bergasse & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2021

Barrington Stage Company will produce a 2021 season that will feature four productions staged indoors at the theatre’s Boyd-Quinson Stage (30 Union Street) and three productions which will be staged outdoors under a tent at BSC’s Production Center (34 Laurel Street).

President Bill Clinton, Anna Deavere Smith and More to Take Part in Jazz at Lincoln C Photo President Bill Clinton, Anna Deavere Smith and More to Take Part in Jazz at Lincoln Center's INNOVATION + SOUL Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2021

On the occasion of National Jazz Appreciation Month, and to honor the music, as well as the artists and figures who have made outstanding contributions to jazz, Jazz at Lincoln Center will celebrate the organization's 2021 gala, Innovation + Soul, with a virtual concert on Thursday, April 15, at 7:30p.m. ET.

Nicolas King's ACT ONE Album Featuring Liza Minnelli, Tom Selleck, Jane Monheit, and  Photo Nicolas King's ACT ONE Album Featuring Liza Minnelli, Tom Selleck, Jane Monheit, and Norm Lewis Out Today on CD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 26, 2021

CLUB44 RECORDS is launching their relationship with acclaimed vocalist Nicolas King with the release of his new collection Act One: Celebrating 25 Years of Recordings, which is available on CD today, Friday, February 26. The album was released in streaming and digital formats last month.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of February 15 - THE WELLSONGS PROJECT, Surviv Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of February 15 - THE WELLSONGS PROJECT, Survival Guide For SIX Fans, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2021

This week's list includes The Wellsongs Project, featuring Kate Baldwin, Ethan Slater, and more. Plus, check out Don't Lose Your Head: Life Lessons from the Six Ex-Wives of Henry VIII, which has been described as 'An Unofficial Survival Guide for Fans of the Musical Six.'

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of January 18 - ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI..., Jason R Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of January 18 - ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI..., Jason Robert Brown Songbook, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2021

Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes the film soundtrack for One Night in Miami..., volume two of the Jason Robert Brown musical collection songbook, the Stephen Sondheim Encyclopedia, and more!

Nicolas King to Release New Album Featuring Liza Minnelli, Tom Selleck, Norm Lewis an Photo Nicolas King to Release New Album Featuring Liza Minnelli, Tom Selleck, Norm Lewis and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2021

CLUB44 RECORDS is launching their relationship with acclaimed vocalist Nicolas King with the release of his new collection Act One: Celebrating 25 Years of Recordings, which will be available in streaming and digital formats on Friday, January 22.

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

The Great American Songbook Foundation Has Appointed Marissa Nielsen as Individual Gi Photo The Great American Songbook Foundation Has Appointed Marissa Nielsen as Individual Giving Officer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 15, 2020

The Great American Songbook Foundation has hired an experienced development professional to build local and national philanthropic support for its music preservation and arts education initiatives.

Legendary Actress and Singer Doris Day Dies at Age 97 Photo Legendary Actress and Singer Doris Day Dies at Age 97
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2019

Legendary actress and singer Doris Day has died at age 97, according to AP. Her death was confirmed by her foundation, The Doris Day Animal Foundation.

BWW Review: The World Premiere of LITTLE GIRL BLUE-THE NINA SIMONE MUSICAL Enthralls  Photo BWW Review: The World Premiere of LITTLE GIRL BLUE-THE NINA SIMONE MUSICAL Enthralls at GSP
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 3, 2019

Tickets won't last long for this one. George Street Playhouse (GSP) is now presenting the world premiere of Little Girl Blue-The Nina Simone Musical through February 24. Superbly written and performed by Laiona Michelle, the production enjoys inspired direction by Devanand Janki. This show is a sure fire hit!

Songbook Foundation Archivist Earns National Certification Photo Songbook Foundation Archivist Earns National Certification
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 5, 2018

​​​​​​​Great American Songbook Foundation Archivist Lisa Lobdell has been named to the national Academy of Certified Archivists, a certification that supports and promotes the highest level of professional archival standards and practices.

Celia Berk Returns to The Beach Cafe with LOVE IS JUST SAND on June 2 Photo Celia Berk Returns to The Beach Cafe with LOVE IS JUST SAND on June 2
by Ashley Steves - May 29, 2018

Celia Berk brings LOVE IS JUST SAND back to The Beach Cafe on June 2, 2018 at 8:15 pm.

Celia Berk Brings LOVE IS JUST SAND to The Beach Cafe Photo Celia Berk Brings LOVE IS JUST SAND to The Beach Cafe
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 22, 2018

Celia Berk will be performing LOVE IS JUST SAND at The Beach Cafe on February 3rd, 2018 at 8:15pm. The 2017 recipient of the BroadwayWorld Cabaret Award for Best Female Vocalist, Celia Berk is reuniting with fellow BroadwayWorld Winners Musical Director Alex Rybeck and Director Jeff Harnar for this show. Celia has released two critically acclaimed albums, garnered awards for her two solo cabaret shows at the Metropolitan Room, and made memorable appearances at Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center and The Town Hall. You can find tickets and more information here.

$30M Simon Gift presented To Songbook Foundation Photo $30M Simon Gift presented To Songbook Foundation
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 4, 2018

The Great American Songbook Foundation today announced a transformative gift in the form of one of Indiana's most stately and renowned private residences.

Great American Songbook Museum Finds Home in Local Mansion Photo Great American Songbook Museum Finds Home in Local Mansion
by Julie Musbach - Jan 4, 2018

The Great American Songbook Foundation today announced a transformative gift in the form of one of Indiana's most stately and renowned private residences.

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