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Name  Andrew Sterling

Role  Lyricist
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Died  August 11, 1955, Stamford, Connecticut, United States
Similar People  Harry Von Tilzer, Kerry Mills, Arthur Lange, William Jerome, Ted Lewis

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Andrew B. Sterling (August 26, 1874 – August 11, 1955) was an American lyricist.

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Biography

Born in New York City, after he graduated from high school, he began writing songs and vaudevilles. An important event was his meeting with the composer Harry Von Tilzer in 1898. The two began a songwriting partnership that lasted almost 30 years.

Others that Sterling collaborated with include Arthur Lange, Gus Edwards, Bernie Grossman, M. K. Jerome, William Jerome, Frederick Allen Mills, brother Raymond Sterling, Ray Henderson, Edward Moran and Bartley Costello.

He wrote the song Wait 'till the Sun Shines, Nellie in 1905, and the song America, Here's My Boy for the Peerless Quartet in 1917, in the aftermath of U.S. entry into World War I in April 1917. He wrote On the Old Fall River Line with Von Tilzer and W. Jerome. He worked with Von Tilzer on the classic Pick Me Up and Lay Me Down in Dear Old Dixieland.

Sterling died in Stamford, Connecticut on August 11, 1955.

Selected works

  • with Arthur Lange, A Mother's Prayer for Her Boy Out There, New York: Joe Morris Music Co, 1917. OCLC 892504792
  • with Arthur Lange, America, Here's My Boy, New York: Joe Morris Music Co, 1917. OCLC 9892806
  • with Von Tilzer and W. Jerome, On the Old Fall River Line
  • with Von Tilzer, Pick Me Up and Lay Me Down in Dear Old Dixieland
  • Von Tilzer, Harry, and Andrew B. Sterling. Under the American Flag. New York: Harry Von Tilzer Music Pub. Co, 1915. OCLC 40708342
  • Wait 'till the Sun Shines, Nellie, 1905
  • with Arthur Lange, What'll We Do With Him Boy's? New York: Joe Morris Music Co., 1918. OCLC 40913604
  • with Arthur Lange, Bernie Grossman, and Starmer. We're Going Over the Top. New York: Joe Morris Music Co, 1918. OCLC 47374626
  • Von Tilzer, Harry, and Andrew B. Sterling. You'll Have to Put Him to Sleep with the Marseillaise and Wake Him Up with a Oo-La-La. New York: Harry Von Tilzer Music Co., 1918. OCLC 892505011
  • References

    Andrew B. Sterling Wikipedia


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