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Al Jacobs

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Al T. Jacobs


Al T. Jacobs (22 January 1903, San Francisco, Calif. – 13 February 1985, Baltimore, Md.) was an American composer, pianist, and businessman.

Jacobs, who composed under the pseudonym Mercedes Gabril, studied at Stanford University. After a period working as a piano salesman and teacher, he was a pianist with radio station KGO, a singer, a disc jockey, and pianist with radio station KJBS. He was manager of the Wurlitzer Music School in San Francisco, the Crawford Music Company, the Melrose Music Company, and Sherman Clay & Company in New York City.

He wrote many songs, as well as the music for many films, including The Seven Wonders of the World and Kon Tiki.

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