Billy Hill (Composer)
Born: 14th July 1899, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 24th December 1940, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Billy Hill was an American songwriter, violinist, and pianist who found fame writing Western songs such as "They Cut Down the Old Pine Tree", "The Last Round-Up", "Wagon Wheels", and "Empty Saddles". Hill's most popular song was "The Glory of Love", recorded by Benny Goodman in 1936, and subsequently by Peggy Lee, Otis Redding, Paul McCartney, and others.