Hy Heath

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Songwriter, composer and author Hy Heath (1890 - 1965) was educated in public schools and then became a comedian in musical comedy, vaudeville, minstrel and burlesque shows. His chief musical collaborators included Johnny Lange and Fred Rose. His most successful composition was 'Mule Train' which earned him an Academy Award nomination (it was featured in the 1950 film "Singing Guns").