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Arthur Johnston

born on 10/1/1898 in New York City, NY, United States

died on 1/5/1954 in Corona del Mar, California, United States

Arthur Johnston (composer)

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Arthur Johnston (composer)

Arthur Johnston (January 10, 1898 – May 1, 1954) was a composer known for such works as Mandy, Make Up Your Mind, "Pennies From Heaven," and many others. He worked for a time with Irving Berlin, Johnny Burke, Sam Coslow, and Bing Crosby.

Johnston and Burke were nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1936 for "Pennies From Heaven".[1]

Major songs

  • "Moon Song (That Wasn't Meant For Me)"lyrics by Sam Coslow
  • "Black Moonlight"lyrics by Sam Coslow
  • "Cocktails for Two"lyrics by Sam Coslow
  • "Lotus Blossom"lyrics by Sam Coslow
  • "My Old Flame"lyrics by Sam Coslow
  • "Pennies From Heaven"lyrics by Johnny Burke
  • "One, Two, Button Your Shoe"lyrics by Johnny Burke


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