Gus Kahn Rank
About Gus Kahn
Legendary American pop lyricist Gus Kahn was widely recognized as one of the most influential figures in music. As a result of his significant contributions to Broadway and Hollywood musicals in the 1920s and 1930s Kahn gained an induction into the Songwriters' Hall of Fame.
Musically inclined as a child, he began his career after graduating from high school. His debut song, "My Dreamy China Lady," which he penned for vaudeville artists, was published in 1906. Writing with composer Egbert VanAlstyne brought him his first major breakthrough.
He also received praise for the 1928 soundtrack of "Whoopee!" His numerous hit songs, such as "Pretty Baby," "It Had to Be You," "Dream a Little Dream of Me," "My Buddy," and "Guilty," are among his many accomplishments.
The legendary lyricist was married to Grace Kahn.
He had two children called Irene Kahn Atkins and Donald Kahn.
He had Jewish ancestry.
He worked as a mail clerk at a point in his life.
Cause of Death
Kahn’s death was caused by complications of a heart attack.
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F.A.Q. about Gus Kahn
When is his birthday?
Gus Kahn's birthday is on November 6, 1886.
In how many days is his birthday?
Gus Kahn's birthday is in 32 days
How old was Gus Kahn when he died?
He was 54 years old.
When did he die?
He died in October 8, 1941.
How old would he be today?
Gus Kahn would be 135 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Gus Kahn from?
He was born in Koblenz, Germany.