Irving Caesar

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Irving Caesar (4 July 189518 December 1996), originally known as Isidor Caesar, was a prominent Jewish-American lyricist and theater composer who wrote lyrics for "Swanee," "Sometimes I'm Happy," "Crazy Rhythm," and "Tea for Two," one of the most frequently recorded tunes ever written.

Quotes[edit]

  • Swanee!
    How I love you, how I love you,
    My dear ol' Swanee!
    I'd give the world to be
    Among the folks in
    D-I-X-I-E
  • Picture you upon my knee,
    Just tea for two and two for tea
  • Sometimes I'm happy
    sometimes I'm blue
    my disposition
    depends on you.
    • "Sometimes I'm Happy".


Misattributed[edit]

  • The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.

External links[edit]

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