Henry Lodge (1885 - 1933)
United States (USA)
Thomas Henry Lodge [Henry Lodge] was an American piano performer and composer of popular music. The hitsTemptation Rag (1909) followed by Sure Fire Rag (1910) and Red Pepper (1910) established himself selling music in stores and on the vaudeville circuit. After leaving Rhode Island for New York in 1912, he worked in bars and cabarets before becoming the pianist of the well-known dancers, Irene and VernonCastle. In the 1920's he moved to Palm Beach, Florida to work with an orchestra and also commuted to Los Angeles, California in the early days of film music.