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Brown, Nacio Herblocked

(22 February 1896–28 September 1964)
  • James Ross Moore

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Brown, Nacio Herb (22 February 1896–28 September 1964), songwriter, was born Ignacio Herb Brown in Deming, New Mexico, the son of a clarinet-playing law enforcement officer and former Wells Fargo agent and his wife, who taught Brown to play the piano. In 1902 the family moved to Los Angeles. There Brown graduated from Manual Arts High School, where he learned tailoring....

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