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Mort Dixon

born on 20/3/1892 in New York City, NY, United States

died on 23/3/1956 in Bronxville, NY, United States

Mort Dixon

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Mort Dixon

Mort Dixon (March 20, 1892 March 23, 1956) was a noted lyricist.


Born in New York, Dixon began writing songs in the early 1920s, and was active into the 1930s. He achieved success with his first published effort, 1923's "That Old Gang of Mine". His chief composer collaborators were Ray Henderson, Harry Warren, Harry M. Woods and Allie Wrubel.

Among his lyrics are: "That Old Gang Of Mine" (1921), "Bye Bye Blackbird" (1926), "I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover" (1927), "Nagasaki" (1928), "Would You Like to Take a Walk?" (1930), "I Found a Million Dollar Baby", "You're My Everything", and "River, Stay 'Way from My Door" (1931), "Flirtation Walk" and "Mr and Mrs is the Name" (1934) and "The Lady in Red" (1935).

Dixon is a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He died in Bronxville, New York.

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