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Gus Edwards

AKA Augustus Edwards Simon

Born: 18-Aug-1879
Birthplace: Hohensaliza, Germany
Died: 7-Nov-1945
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: By the Light of the Silvery Moon

Father: Morris Simon
Mother: Johanna
Brother: Leo Edwards (songwriter, b. 21-Feb-1886, d. 12-Jul-1978)
Wife: Lillian Boulanger (m. 28-Nov-1905, no children, until his death)

    Gus Edwards Music Hall Owner (renamed from Circle Theatre)
    Gus Edwards Music Company Founder (1905)
    ASCAP Founding Member (1914)
    Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970
    Naturalized US Citizen 1901

    The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (14-Aug-1929) · Himself

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