Arthur Herzog Jr.

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Arthur Herzog Jr. (December 13, 1900 in New York City – September 1, 1983 in Detroit, Michigan) was a songwriter and composer.


Herzog was most known for work with Billie Holiday. He co-wrote several jazz songs she popularized, including "Don't Explain" and "God Bless the Child". He was the father of novelist Arthur Herzog[1] and grandfather to Amy Herzog.[2]


  1. ^ HEVESI, DENNIS (June 11, 2010). "Arthur Herzog III, Novelist And Journalist, Dies at 83". The New York Times. Retrieved 2013-03-30. 
  2. ^ "Profile: Amy Herzog". Time Out NY. Retrieved 2013-03-30. (Amy) Herzog's biological grandfather, was songwriter Arthur Herzog Jr., who cowrote the Billie Holiday standard 

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