Nacio Herb Brown
02/22/1896-09/28/1964 in Deming, NM


Brown was mainly a composer for films and, along with lyricist Arthur Freed, wrote the music for =The Broadway Melody= (1929), the first musical to win an Academy Award for best film. He is remembered for his songs =Singin' in the Rain= (1929) and =You Are My Lucky Star= (1935). ~ Lynn Vought, Rovi