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Haven Gillespie

Best-remembered for his seasonal regular “Santa Claus Is certainly Arriving at Town,” lyricist Haven Gillespie was created February 6, 1888, in Covington, KY. While functioning being a typesetter for the Cincinnati Times-Star, he started his songwriting profession in 1911 by offering lyrics to an area vaudeville work, but kept onto …

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