Arthur Schwartz photo taken by Carl Van Vechten, 1933
Arthur Schwartz (November 25, 1900 - September 3, 1984) was an American composer of popular music.
Schwartz supported legal studies at New York University and postgraduate studies at Columbia University by playing piano before seeing the error of his ways and concentrating his talents on Vaudeville, Broadway and Hollywood.
His son, Jonathan Schwartz, is a popular radio personality and sometime musician.
- "After All You're All I'm After" (words Edward Heyman) 1933
- "Alone Too Long" (words Dorothy Fields). Introduced by Shirley Booth and Wilbur Evans in the 1954 musical By The Beautiful Sea
- "Dancing In The Dark" (words Howard Dietz) Introduced by John Barker in the 1931 revue The Band Wagon.
- "A Gal In Calico" (words Leo Robin) Introduced in the 1946 film The Time, The Place and The Girl by Jack Carson, Martha Vickers and Dennis Morgan.
- "Got A Bran' New Suit" (words Howard Dietz) Introduced by Ethel Waters in the 1935 revue At Home Abroad
- "Hoops" (words Howard Dietz). Introduced in the 1931 revue The Band Wagon by Fred and Adele Astaire
- "I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plan" (words Howard Dietz). Introduced by Clifton Webb in the 1929 revue The Little Show.
- "I Love Louisa" (words byHoward Dietz). Introduced by Fred and Adele Astaire in the 1931 revue The Band Wagon
- "I See Your Face Before Me" (words by Howard Dietz). Introduced by Jack Buchanan, Evelyn Laye and Adele Dixon in the 1937 musical Between The Devil
- "I'm Riding For A Fall" (words Frank Loesser). Introduced by Dennis Morgan and Joan Leslie in the 1943 film Thank Your Lucky Stars
- "Louisiana Hayride" (words Howard Dietz). Introduced by Tamara Geva, Clifton Webb and ensemble in the 1932 revue Flying Colors
- "Love Is A Dancing Thing" (words Howard Dietz) from the 1935 revue At Home Abroad
- "A Rainy Night In Rio" (words Leo Robin). Introduced in the 1946 film The Time, The Place and The Girl by Dennis Morgan, Jack Carson, Janis Paige and Martha Vickers
- "Simpatico" (co-written with Sammy Cahn). Recorded by Dean Martin April 25, 1955.
- "Then I'll Be Tired Of You" (words E. Y. Harburg) (1934). Recorded by Fats Waller.
- "They're Either Too Young Or Too Old" (words Frank Loesser). Introduced by Bette Davis in the 1943 film Thank Your Lucky Stars.
- "You And The Night And The Music" (words Howard Dietz) from the musical Revenge With Music.
Great American Songbook
Arlen | Berlin | Carmichael | Coleman | Dietz | Ellington | Fields | G. Gershwin | I. Gershwin | Hammerstein | Hart | Kern | Lerner | Loewe | Loesser | Mandel | Mercer | McHugh | Porter | Rodgers | Schwartz
Armstrong | Astaire | Bennett | Brice | Buble | Carter | Como | Crosby | Dearie | Eckstine | Feinstein | Fitzgerald | Garland | Holiday | Horn | Horne | Keel | Kelly | Krall | Lee | Martin | McRae | Mitchell | Rogers | Simone | Sinatra | Stewart | Streisand | Tormé | Vaughan | Washington | Williams