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Overview (2)

Born in New York City, New York, USA
Died in Rancho Mirage, California, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Composer, songwriter ("Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White", "Bimbombey", "Blue and Sentimenta") and author, educated at Cornell University and St. John's University Law School. He wrote many themes for television and films. Joining ASCAP in 1934, his chief musical collaborators included Jerry Livingston, Al Hoffman, Alex Kramer, Joan Whitney, Frankie Carle, Count Basie, Burt Bacharach, Ernest Gold, Elmer Bernstein, Frank De Vol and Henry Mancini. His other popular-song compositions include "Oh, Oh, What Do You Know About Love?", "Just a Kid Named Joe", "Moon Love", "On the Isle of May", "Bermuda Buggyride", "Falling Leaves", "A Sinner Kissed an Angel", "It's Love, Love, Love", "Lili Marlene", "I'm Just a Lucky So-And-So", "Candy", "Spellbound", "Chi-Baba Chi-Baba", "At a Candlelight Cafe", "Sunflower", "La Vie en Rose", "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes", "I Don't Care If the Sun Don't Shine", "It Only Hurts for a Little While", "I Like It, I Like It", "The Call of the Faraway Hills", "My Own True Love", "Baby, It's You", "So This Is Love", "The Unbirthday Song", "The Willow", "Room for One More", "Take Me", and "Young Emotions".

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Hup234!

Trivia (2)

Older brother of lyricist Hal David
1975: Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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