Dukelsky, Vladimir Aleksandrovich (pseu: Duke, Vernon) 10.oct.1903-16.jan.1969 Russia, Parfianovka near Pskov - USA California, Santa Monica
pianist, lyricist, 1916-1919 studied under Reingold Glier and Marian Dombrovsky at Kiev Conservatory, 1920 the family fled to Constantinople and 1922 settled in the USA, 1924 he lived in Paris, 1926-1929 in London, 1930 returned to New York, 1934-1935 studied orchestration with Joseph Schillinger in New York City, 1936 became naturalized American, used the name Vernon Duke for his popular compositions

Title Parts

[J] I can't get started
words Ira Gershwin
Bunny Berigan voice and trumpet. r1937

[] Walk a little faster. Musical show USA 1932 [L] April in Paris. Song
Tony Coe sax, John Horler piano, Alec Dankworth bass
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