According to the Internet source given below, Ben Black was an English composer and lyricist of popular music and an impresario, born in Dudley, England. He was music director of Paramount Pictures' cinemas in America, before moving on to theatrical production in his own right. He became a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers in 1926. As a composer/songwriter, he co-authored several pieces with Charles Neil Daniels
, Gus Kahn
and many others.
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