Louchheim, Stuart (1892-1971) | University of North Texas Special Collections

Name: Louchheim, Stuart (1892-1971)


Historical Note:

Stuart Fleischer Louchheim was born in 1892 to Joseph A. Louchheim, a clothing manufacturer, and Theresa F. Louchheim, in Philadelphia, PA. After serving as a major in the U.S. Army during the First World War, he was successful as a businessman and patron of the arts in addition to his work as a composer. His best-known work, "Mixed Emotions," was recorded by Ella Fitzgerald and Dinah Washington, among others.

References:

U.S. Social Security Death Index

1900 and 1910 U.S. Censuses, via http://www.familysearch.org

"Fleisher." Jewish Virtual Library. Retrieved 2012 November 30 from http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0007_0_06566.html

The ASCAP Biographical Dictionary of Composers, Authors and Publishers, 3rd ed. Compiled and edited by the Lynn Farnol Group, Inc. New York, 1966.




 
 
 
 
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