John Kellette

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John Kellette
Briggs Film Crew - Oct 1919 FF.jpg
1919 Paramount film crew at lunch, with director John Kellette in center in first row
Background information
Birth name John William Kellette
Born June 1873
Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Died 7 August 1922 (aged 48–49)
Genres Broadway musicals, revues, show tunes
Occupation(s) Songwriter, composer, actor

John William Kellette (June 1873 – August 7, 1922) was an American songwriter.[1] Kellette's most famous composition was "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles," which was introduced in the musical revue The Passing Show of 1918, which he wrote with James Brockman, James Kendis, and Nat Vincent.[2] He also worked as a film director and acted in the films A Child of the Wild (1917) and Mercy on a Crutch (1915).


  1. ^ "John W Kellette". Retrieved 31 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles". Retrieved 31 July 2012. 

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