Sunday, 12 March 2017

Jack Norworth

Born: 5 January 1879, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 1 September 1959, Laguna Beach, California, USA

Jack Norworth was an actor and a lyricist. With his then wife Nora Bayes, Jack Norworth starred in stage shows and co-wrote songs. His most famous song of this period is 'Shine On, Harvest Moon'. Norworth's most popular song is 'Take Me Out To the Ball Game,' which he wrote in 1908 with Albert Van Tilzer.

The Naggers at Breakfast (1930) as Husband

With Dorothy Adelphi, his real-life wife.

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