Rose, Knols Fred 24.aug.1897-1.dec.1954 USA Indiana, Evansville - Tennessee, Nashville
pianist, country singer, songwriter, his birth and death registrations give variously born 24.aug.1897 or 24.aug.1898, on his 1917 WWI registration and his 1917 marriage registration he appears as Knols Fred Rose born 24.aug.1894 both given falsely to avoid military service, the censuses and his copyright registrations reveal that he was actually born 1897, 1933 presented a radio program 'Freddie Rose's Song Shop' on WSM in Nashville, 1938-1942 he collaborated with Gene Autry, 1940 he settled as songwriter in Nashville, 1942 with Roy Acuff founded the Acuff-Rose Music Publishing and 1943 Milene Music ; son of lather merchant Andrew Edward Rose and Annie West ; 5.may.1917 in Chicago he married Della Braico (1899-) ; 1929 aged 31 in Chicago he married the 18 year old Helen Alden (Illinois 1910-)

[some sources erroneously 'corrected' his name to Knowles Fred Rose]

Title Parts

[P] Moon rose. Song
composed with Fred Fisher
Fats Waller (voice and piano) and His Rhythm. Bluebird 66640

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