- Real name
- Louis Meuer
- December 3, 1915
- United States
His early career was as a popular ragtime pianist in St. Louis Honky Tonk saloons. Moving to New York City in 1910, he began collaborating with lyricists on Tin Pan Alley, leading to the creation of several successful standards. Muir died of tuberculosis.
Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970