|Name:||Nacio Herb Brown|
|Birth Day:||February 22, 1896|
|Death Date:||Sep 28, 1964 (age 68)|
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Best known for composing the songs Paradise and Singin' in the Rain. Nacio Herb Brown was an important figure in 1920s through 1950s music.
As per our current Database, Nacio Herb Brown died on Sep 28, 1964 (age 68).
Nacio Herb Brown started his own tailoring business after college.
Ignacio Herb Brown (some sources indicate his birth name was Ignacio Herbert Brown) was born in Deming, New Mexico to Ignacio and Cora Brown. He had an older sister, Charlotte. In 1901 his family moved to Los Angeles, where he attended Manual Arts High School. His music education started with instruction from his mother, Cora Alice (Hopkins) Brown. Brown first operated a tailoring business (1916), and then became a financially successful realtor, but he always wrote and played. After his first hit "Coral Sea" (1920) and first big hit, "When Buddha Smiles" (1921), he eventually became a full-time composer. He joined The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) in 1927.
In 1928 he was hired to work in Hollywood by MGM and write film scores for the new medium of sound film. For his film work, he often collaborated with lyricist Arthur Freed. Their music is collected for the most part in Singin' in the Rain. He appeared in the MGM variety film The Hollywood Revue of 1929. Brown also worked with Richard A. Whiting and Buddy De Sylva on Broadway Musicals such as Take a Chance.
Along with L. Wolfe Gilbert, Nacio wrote the music for the popular children's television western, Hopalong Cassidy which first aired in 1949.
He spent two days in the UCSF Medical Center, then died on September 28, 1964 in San Francisco, California at the home of his children, Nacio Jan Brown and Candace Nacio Brown.
He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970, and into the New Mexico Entertainment Hall of Fame in 2012.
Nacio Herb Brown married Anita Page in 1934, but the marriage was dissolved a year later.
Currently, Nacio Herb Brown is 125 years, 3 months and 21 days old. Nacio Herb Brown will celebrate 126th birthday on a Tuesday 22nd of February 2022. Below we countdown to Nacio Herb Brown upcoming birthday.