|Born||in New York City, New York, USA|
|Died||in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Birth Name||Walter Maurice Kaufman|
Mini Bio (1)
Composer, songwriter ("I'll be Home for Christmas", "The White Cliffs of Dover", "I'm Gonna Live Till I Die") and architect, educated at Townsend Harris Hall, Juilliard (on scholarship), at City College of New York, and in private music study with Leopold Auer and Samuel Gardner. He was a practising architect and conducted his own orchestra on radio and in theatres. Coming to Hollywood in 1943 as a freelance architect, he also wrote the stage score for "Seventeen". Joining ASCAP in 1934, his other popular-song compositions include "Puleeze, Mr. Hemingway", "I Never Mention Your Name", "Too Much in Love", "Apple Blossoms and Chapel Bells", "I Cross My Fingers", "After All It's Spring", and "Never a Dream Goes By".
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Hup234!
|Laura Kent||(? - 2 March 1994) ( his death)|