Sidney Clare

Songwriter (On the Good Ship Lollipop, Ma, He's Making Eyes at Me, Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone, Then I'll Be Happy) and author, educated at the High School of Commerce. He was a dancer and comedian in vaudeville, and also wrote special material. In 1933 he arrived in Hollywood and wrote the film score for RKO's first film (Street Girl). Joining ASCAP in 1922, his chief musical collaborators included Con Conrad, Cliff Friend, Lew Pollack, Sam Stept, Lew Brown, Richard Whiti...  Read more »
August 15, 1892, New York City,