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    Eyton, Frank (30th August 1894-11th November 1962)  

    He was a lyricist born in London, England.  He was a collaborator on the successful song "Body and Soul".  He was involved in working with Billy Mayerl and Noel Gay on theatrical productions in London's West End.  With Billy Mayerl he wrote "Miss Up-to-Date" for Alfred Hitchcock's Blackmail and with Noel Gay he wrote the musical farce which ran for 363 performances, Bob's Your Uncle.  He co-wrote the scores for the 1942 Let the People Sing and the 1947 film Body and Soul.    

     

    The Manhattan Transfer Recordings

    Body and Soul (Edward Heyman/Johnny Green/Robert Sour/Frank Eyton)     

     

    Sources:

    1. http://www.jazzstandards.com/biographies/frank_eyton.htm
    2. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0264288/

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



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