Artist

Alec Wilder

Alec Wilder
Aliases
Alec Wilder Octet
Real name
Alexander Lafayette Chew Wilder
Born
February 6, 1907
Died
December 24, 1980
Country
United States
Comments
Best known as a composer of popular music, he also composed classical music and was a musician. Wilder was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1983. He wrote the still standard reference, "American Popular Song: The Great Innovators 1900-1950" (1973).
See also
Look to the Rainbow
Time Remembered
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