Nicholas Brodszky (Composer)
Born: 20th April 1905, Odessa, Ukraine
Died: 24th December 1958, Hollywood, California, United States
Nationality: American, Russian
Nicholas "Slug" Brodszky was a composer of popular songs.
Brodszky was born in Odessa (now in Ukraine), into a Jewish family, who moved to Budapest during the civil war in Russia. He spent many years studying and working in Rome, Vienna, Berlin and Budapest. In the 1920s he contributed songs to Viennese operettas. His first film was made in Vienna in 1930 and featured Richard Tauber and Gitta Alpar.
He emigrated to the United States in 1934.