Melville Gideon

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Melville J. Gideon (May 21, 1884, New York City – November 11, 1933, London)[1] was an American composer, lyricist and performer of ragtime music, composing many themes for hit Broadway musicals including The Co-Optimists. He was also a director, producer and performer.[2]

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  1. ^ Who Was Who in the Theatre:1912-1976 volume 2 D-H page 933, compiled from editions originally published annually by John Parker; this 1976 version by Gale Research..Retrieved October 8, 2014
  2. ^ "MELVILLE GIDEON Death of "Co-Optimist"". The Telegraph (Brisbane, Australia). December 30, 1933. Retrieved 27 October 2016. 

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