Walter Donaldson

1893 - 1947

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Walter Donaldson (February 15, 1893 – July 15, 1947) was an American prolific popular songwriter and publishing company founder, composing many hit songs of the 1910s to 1940s, that have become standards and form part of the Great American Songbook. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Donaldson has received more than 109,672 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Walter Donaldson is the 1,976th most popular musician, the 10,372nd most popular biography from United States and the 854th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Walter Donaldson ranks 1,976 out of 2,675Before him are DJ Antoine, Mick Harvey, Jimmy Chamberlin, Tim Sköld, Conrad Lant, and Bret Michaels. After him are Vilayat Khan, Jimmy DeGrasso, John Hiatt, Kim Thayil, Sophie B. Hawkins, and Pierre Bastien.

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Among people born in 1893, Walter Donaldson ranks 215Before him are Charles Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of Hungerford, Grace Cunard, Betty Blythe, Feroz Khan Noon, Bert McCaffrey, and Saunders Lewis. After him is John P. Marquand. Among people deceased in 1947, Walter Donaldson ranks 160Before him are David Samanez Ocampo, Winston Churchill, Charles Schlee, Wilfred Hudson Osgood, James Larkin, and Olive Borden.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Walter Donaldson ranks 10,372 out of 15,968Before him are Scott Cawthon (1971), Linda Emond (1959), Bob Sweikert (1926), Aaron Hernandez (1989), Samuel Huntington (1731), and Bret Michaels (1963). After him are Wayne C. Booth (1921), James Rumbaugh (1947), Bernard King (1956), Taryn Manning (1978), Percy Lavon Julian (1899), and Austin Butler (1991).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Walter Donaldson ranks 854Before him are Randy Jackson (1956), DJ Shadow (1972), Jim Byrnes (1948), Tim Commerford (1968), Jimmy Chamberlin (1964), and Bret Michaels (1963). After him are Jimmy DeGrasso (1963), John Hiatt (1952), Kim Thayil (1960), Sophie B. Hawkins (1964), Lisa Lopes (1971), and John Kiffmeyer (1969).