Louis Alter  (1902-1980)
Last updated: 02.03.19
According to the Internet source given below, Louis Alter was an American pianist, songwriter and composer born in Haverhill, Massachusetts.
When 13 he began playing piano in theaters showing silent films. He studied at the New England Conservatory of Music under Stuart Mason. Initially he played in vaudeville houses as an accompanist for top billings such as Nora Bayes touring the United States and abroad.. His best known composition is probably Manhattan Serenade (1929).
 
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b00hli270k_m.jpgDolores
Music by Louis Alter. Words by: Frank Loesser.
Publisher: Paramount Music Corporation
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Printed: 1941. Sheet Music 4 pages.
b001bkmbqo_m.jpgManhattan Serenade
Music by Louis Alter. Words by: Harold Adamson.
Publisher: Robbins Music Corporation
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Printed: 1928. Sheet Music 6 pages.
A Melody From the Sky
Music by Louis Alter. Words by: Sidney D Mitchell.
Publisher: Famous Music Corp.
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Printed: 1936. Sheet Music 3 pages.
b003yonpg0_m.jpgYou Turned the Tables on Me
Music by Louis Alter. Words by: Sidney D. Mitchell.
Publisher: Movietone Music Corp.
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Printed: 1936. Sheet Music 3 pages.
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 29 works by Louis Alter (1902-1980). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Key: Electronic Resource Items
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
Hugs and Kisses 1926 Raymond Klages  wvicon.gif
Lopeziana 1926  wvicon.gif
Blue Shadows 1928 Raymond Klages  wvicon.gif
High Hat 1928
Ivory Lace 1928  wvicon.gif
Manhattan Serenade 1928 Harold Adamson  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Gotta Feelin' For You 1929 Jo Trent  wvicon.gif
My Kinda Love 1929 Jo' Trent  wvicon.gif
One For All - All For One 1929 Hugo Riesenfeld Jo' Trent  wvicon.gif
That Wonderful Something Is Love 1929 Joe Goodwin  wvicon.gif
If I Were You 1930 Leighton K. Brill, Harry Ruskin Arr. by S. M. Zoltai wvicon.gif
Overnight 1930 Billy Rose, Charlotte Kent Arr. by Milt Coleman wvicon.gif
Try This For That Tired Feeling 1930.
I'm One of God's Children 1931 Oscar Hammerstein, Harry Ruskin Arr. by S. M. Zoltai wvicon.gif
Moon About Town 1933  wvicon.gif
Morning, Noon and Night 1933 Arthur Swanstrom  wvicon.gif
Rain In My Heart 1933 J. Fred Coots Arthur Swanstrom  wvicon.gif
I Was Taken by Storm 1935 Edward Heyman  wvicon.gif
Isn't Love the Grandest Thing? 1935 Jack Scholl  wvicon.gif
One in a Million 1935 John Scholl  wvicon.gif
A Melody From the Sky 1936 Sidney D Mitchell  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Rainbow on the River 1936 Paul Webster  wvicon.gif
Twilight on the Trail 1936 Sidney D. Mitchell  wvicon.gif
You Turned the Tables on Me 1936 Sidney D. Mitchell  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Turn on That Red Hot Heat 1937 Words & Music by Alter  wvicon.gif
Dolores 1941 Frank Loesser  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Love Me As I Am 1941 Frank Loesser  wvicon.gif
Fun to Be Free 1942 Edward Heyman
Nina Never Knew 1952 Milton Drake
     Title Dur Composer Performer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg High Hat (1928 - Musical Cocktail) 4:00 L. Alter  Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Ivory Lace (1928 - Novelty Piano) 2:18 L. Alter  Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Lopeziana (1926 - Novelty Piano) 2:42 L. Alter  Ragtime Dorian Henry