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Buddy DeSylva

AKA George Gard DeSylva

Born: 27-Jan-1895
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 11-Jul-1950
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Songwriter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: DeSylva, Brown, and Henderson

Father: Aloysius Joseph DeSylva ("Hal de Forest", vaudevillian, b. 1862, d. 1938)
Mother: Georgetta Gard
Wife: Marie Wallace (Ziegfeld girl, m. 11-Apr-1925, no children)

    High School: Citrus Union High School
    University: University of Southern California (attended 1915-16)

    Capitol Records Co-Founder (1942)
    ASCAP Board of Directors (1922-30)
    Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 1750 N. Vine St. (recording)

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