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ASCAP

ORGANIZATION

The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. A performing rights organization founded in 1914 by a group of songwriters and composers, created to ensure compensation for public performances of their works.

Official Website:
http://www.ascap.com

Founding Date:
1914

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Fred E. Ahlert
Composer
19-Sep-1892 20-Oct-1953 I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
Romare Bearden
Painter
2-Sep-1911 12-Mar-1988 Collagist
Marilyn Bergman
Songwriter
10-Nov-1929   The Way We Were
Irving Caesar
Songwriter
4-Jul-1895 17-Dec-1996 Tea for Two
Phil Crane
Politician
3-Nov-1930   Congressman from Illinois, 1969-2005
Hal David
Songwriter
25-May-1921   Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head
Johnny Green
Composer
10-Oct-1908 15-May-1989 Body and Soul
Victor Herbert
Composer
1-Feb-1859 24-May-1924 Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life
Ned Washington
Songwriter
15-Aug-1901 20-Dec-1976 When You Wish Upon a Star
Jimmy Webb
Songwriter
15-Aug-1946   Up, Up, and Away!
Paul Williams
Singer/Songwriter
19-Sep-1940   Just an Old Fashioned Love Song


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