George A. Whiting

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George A. Whiting
Birth nameGeorge Edward Bernhamer
Born(1884-08-16)August 16, 1884
OriginChicago, Illinois, United States
DiedDecember 18, 1943(1943-12-18) (aged 59)
New York City, United States
Occupation(s)Singer, lyricist
Years active1909–1936

George A. Whiting was a vaudeville song and dance man, and also a writer of lyrics for popular songs during the vaudeville era. He toured with singer Sadie Burt,[1] whom he later married and had 3 daughters with. His best-known work is "My Blue Heaven", with music by Walter Donaldson. Whiting was born in Chicago August 16, 1884 and died in New York City on December 18, 1943.[2]


  1. ^ a b A vaudeville singer with whom Whiting frequently performed. See, for example, Comments on Whiting and Burt upcoming performance Archived February 29, 2012, at the Wayback Machine, Canadian Jewish Review, December 26, 1924, p. 34; See also Alfonso Iannelli poster featuring George Whiting and Sadie Burt;; see also Alfonso Iannelli.
  2. ^ Birth and Death particulars, plus Soundtrack Filmography; IMDb.

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