According to the Internet source given below, Sol P. Levy was born in Chicago, Illinois. He attended All Hallows College and studied music with his father and Anton Petersen. He was first clarinetist in both the Sousa
and Arthur Pryor
bands. At Victor Records he was in charge of foreign orchestrating department.
Levy worked on some silent movies including The Barrier
, The Right To Happiness
, Say It With Songs, Sealed Orders
, Song Of The North
, and World In Flames
He was one of the founders of Belwin Inc.
which published his A Cannibal Carnival
(1920) as well as his greatest success That Naughty Waltz
(1920). The composer died in New York.