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Harry Austin Tierney (Composer)

Born: 21st May 1890, Perth Amboy, NJ. United States

Died: 22nd March 1965, New York City, NY. United States

Nationality: American

Harry Austin Tierney was an American composer of musical theatre, best known for long-running hits such as Irene (1919), Broadway's longest-running show of the era (620 performances), Kid Boots (1923) and Rio Rita (1927), one of the first musicals to be turned into a talking picture (and later remade starring Abbott and Costello).

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