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Claude Demetrius - Europeana Collections
Claude Demetrius (August 3, 1916 – May 1, 1988), also written Claude DeMetruis, was an African American songwriter. He was known for his Rockabilly songs, some of which were made famous by singers such as Elvis Presley.Demetrius was born in Bath, Maine. By his early twenties he was in New York City writing music for and/or with the likes of...