Lou Handman

Lou Handman

born on 10/9/1894 in New York City, NY, United States

died on 9/12/1956 in Flushing, NY, United States

Links www.louhandman.com (English)

Lou Handman

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Lou Handman is a composer born in New York City on September 10, 1894 and died in Flushing, New York on December 9, 1956. In his early career toured in vaudeville shows in Australia and New York. Handman worked closely with Roy Turk. They went on to make such chart-topping hits as:

  • "Are You Lonesome Tonight"
  • "It's All the Same to Me"
  • "My Sweetie Went Away"
  • "One Night of Love"
  • "Two Ton Tessie"
  • "You've Got Those Wanna Go Back Again Blues"
  • "I'm Gonna Charleston Back to Charleston"
  • "Me and the Moon"

Other hits were:

  • "Give Me a Smile and a Kiss"
  • "I Can't Get the One I Want"
  • "What Good Would it Do?"
  • "Is My Baby Blue Tonight?"
  • "No Nothing"
  • "Was it Rain?"
  • "Don't Ever Change"
  • "Baby Me"
  • "Puddin' Head Jones"
  • "Blue (And Broken Hearted)"

Handman was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1975.

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