Bert Grant

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Bert Grant (1878–1951) was a composer, pianist, and charter member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers.[1]


He was born in New York in 1878.[2]

He worked for both Tin Pan Alley music publishers and Broadway theater companies.[3]

He performed the first musical broadcast from Roselle Park, New Jersey.[4]

Selected works[edit]

Selected Broadway credits[edit]

  • Cinderella on Broadway[5]


17 of his songs are in the National Jukebox at the Library of Congress.[6]


  1. ^ "Bert Grant".
  2. ^ Tyler, Don (2016). Music of the First World War. Santa Barbara, California: Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC. p. 234. ISBN 9781440839962.
  3. ^ League, The Broadway. "Bert Grant – Broadway Cast & Staff - IBDB".
  4. ^ Tyler, Don (2007). Hit Songs, 1900-1955: American Popular Music of the Pre-Rock Era. Jefferson, NC: McFarland. p. 400. ISBN 0786429461.
  5. ^ Bordman, Gerald Martin; Norton, Richard (2010). American musical theatre: a chronicle. New York: Oxford University Press. p. 401. ISBN 9780199729708.
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