aus / from: ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) Biographical Dictionary, 4th ed., New York 1980 p. 213

HARDIN, LOUIS THOMAS (MOONDOG) ASCAP 1970 composer, author

b Marysville, Kans, May 26, 16. Educ: Iowa Sch for Blind; mainly self-taught.
Drummer, New York, 49; recording artist, 50-; first orch. album, 69. Radio concert, Ger, 74; wrote & recorded. Now recording "The Creation". Chief Collabr: Ilona Goebel. Songs: What's the Most Exciting Thing; All is Loneliness; Nero's Expedition; Be a Hobo; Maybe; Bells Are Ringing. Instrumental Works: Ode to Venus; Stamping Ground; Good for Goodie; Mini Sym; Bird's Lament; Witch of Endor; Portrait of a Monarch (Symphonique No 1); Theme; Viking; Procession of the Aesir; Heimdall Fanfare; In Vienna; Chaconne in G; Logrundr (organ); Here's to J! W! Hardin; Do Your Thing; I'm This, I'm That; Choo Choo Lullaby; Pigmy Pig; I'm in the World.