Gus Kahn (1886-1941) was an American lyricist. Gus was born Gustave Kahn in New York, the son of Swiss-born parents, Anna (née Schmidt) and Max Kahn. Gus began writing words to music while still a child writing small pieces for local publications, Gus later wrote special material for vaudeville performers including Mae West. Gus was educated at the College of the City of New York and at New York Law School. Gus wrote lyrics for numerous Broadway shows, Gus Kahn had a long successful collaboration with composer Walter Donaldson providing words to the songs in Donaldson’s music.
The song Augustana – Boston Piano Sheet Music is referred to as an instrumental. This song falls under the indie genre with base influences of folk rock and country. Augustana itself, is a musical group that was officially formed in January of 2003 by three old high school friends. The band consists of Dan Layus