Hoagy Carmichael was born in Bloomington, Indiana on November 22, 1899. His given name, Hoagland, derived from a circus troupe "The Hoaglands" who stayed with the Carmichaels during Mrs. Carmichael's pregnancy.
Hoagy Carmichael-1918-1981 composer, pianist, actor and bandleader. Four of the most recording songs of all times are, Star Dust, Georgia on my mind, The Nearness of you, and Heart and Soul. Lazy Bones which was a hit, sold over 350,ooo record in 3 months