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Songs of Leo Robin
ASCAP Biographical Dictionary, New York: American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Cattell/Bowker, Fourth edition, 1980 (dates, collaborators, shows/movies, songs, etc., entry pp. 422-423)
David Ewen. American Songwriters, An H. W. Wilson Biographical Dictionary. New York: The H. W. Wilson Co., 1987 (includes 146 bios of composers and lyricists). -- a wide selection of used copies is available at abebooks.com (entry pp. 311-313).
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from Piano Guy (11/02/2015): Great tune with music by Ralph Rainger and lyrics by Leo Robin from the 1936 film Rose of the Rancho.
Response (1) from Cafe Songbook: (11/04/2005) Dear Piano Guy, Thanks for reminding us what a good song "If I Should Lose You" is. Apparently we had lost site of it. As a result of your comment we will add a page for "If I Should Lose You" on the CafeSongbook.com site. When it is up we will drop you a line and a link.
Response (2) from Cafe Songbook: (12/13/2005): It took us a while but here is our new page for the Rainger/Robin song "If I Should Lose You."
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