HOWARD DIETZ - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED - HFSID 132065
Sale Price $270.00
The songwriter draws a holly sprig on this 5x3 card, signing "Happy New Year". Dietz wrote hit songs like Moanin' Low, Dancin' In the Dark, That's Entertainment and designed the MGM lion logo!
Original Art Signed: "Happy New Year/from/Howard Dietz/to you" in blue and green ink. 5x3 ruled card, ¾x½ drawing, one surface. Red and green ink drawing. Dietz (1896-1983) was a versatile newspaper columnist, publicist and music lyricist. With composer Arthur Schwartz, he wrote musical comedies in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Dietz'shit songs included Moanin' Low (1929), Dancin' In the Dark (1931) and That's Entertainment (1953). He also wrote musical scores for films, including Key Largo (1948) and The Bandwagon (1953). Need more? He also designed the MGM lion logo and coined the studio's motto, "Ars Gratia Artis". Dietz is enshrined in the Songwriters' Hall of Fame. Lightly toned. Signature and art lightly bled (legible). Otherwise, fine condition.
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