GERALD MARKS Biography - Theater, Opera and Movie personalities


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Name: Gerald Marks                                                                       
Born: 13 October 1900                                                                   
Died: 27 January 1997                                                                   
Gerald Marks (October 13, 1900 - January 27, 1997), was an American composer             
most well known for the song All of Me which he co-wrote with Seymour Simons and         
was recorded about 2 000 times. He also wrote the songs That's what I Want for           
Christmas for the film Stowaway starring Shirley Temple, and Is It True What             
They Say About Dixie recorded by Al Jolson and Rudy Vallee.                             
In the late 1930s and early 1940s Marks and several of his fellow hitmakers             
formed a sensational review called "Songwriters On Parade", performing all               
across the Eastern seaboard on the Loew's and Keith circuits.