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Shelton Brooks (Composer)

Born: 4th May 1886, Amherstburg, Canada

Died: 6th September 1975, Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality: Canadian-born African American

Shelton Brooks was a Canadian-born African American composer of popular music and jazz. He was known for his ragtime and vaudeville style, and wrote some of the biggest hits of the first third of the 20th century.