American vaudeville performer and composer who wrote the 1926 melody “Baby Encounter” with Harry Akst. He began focusing on vaudeville when he was an adolescent and continued to be an accompanist for Blossom Seeley. He composed the rating for the 1927 creation of Performers and Versions. He was raised with family members in NEW YORK. He had achievement using the melody Margie in the 1920s with music by Con Conrad.