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Allen, Steve (1921 - 2000), composer, radio, television personality, pianist

Mark Tucker

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2013 |
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b New York, NY, 16 Dec 1921; d Encino, CA, 30 Oct 2000). American composer, radio and television personality, pianist, singer, and comedian. The son of Belle Montrose and Billy Allen, both of whom worked in vaudeville, he moved from place to place as a child, attending many schools for short periods of time. He played piano from an early age, although his musical training

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