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Arthur Herzog Jr.

born on 13/12/1900 in New York City, NY, United States

died on 1/9/1983 in Detroit, MI, United States

Arthur Herzog, Jr.

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Arthur Herzog, Jr. (born December 13, 1900 in New York City, died September 1, 1983 in Detroit, Michigan) was a songwriter and composer.


Herzog was most known for work with Billie Holiday. He co-wrote several jazz songs she popularized, including "Don't Explain" and "God Bless the Child". He was the father of novelist Arthur Herzog[1] and grandfather to Amy Herzog.[2]


  1. HEVESI, DENNIS, Arthur Herzog III, Novelist And Journalist, Dies at 83, The New York Times, June 11, 2010. URL accessed on 2013-03-30.
  2. Profile: Amy Herzog. Time Out NY. Retrieved on 2013-03-30. (Amy) Herzog's biological grandfather, was songwriter Arthur Herzog Jr., who cowrote the Billie Holiday standard

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