Composed several songs and musicals through the early 20th century, focusing on Tin Pan Alley as well as for The Ziegfeld Follies. His 1st professional gig was composing for Lew Dockstader’s Minstrels. His 1st full rating was for He ORIGINATED FROM Milwaukee from 1910. He published Love Nest, Keep Me within your Loving Hands, and Always Collectively. His breakthrough achievement, 1911’s Vera Violetta, was also Al Jolson’s discovery. He was created to Isadore and Henrietta in NEW YORK. He and Irving Berlin had been one of the nine founders from the American Culture of Composers, Writers and Web publishers or ASCAP.