Songwriter ("Cry Me a River"), composer, author and publisher, the son of Jack Stern. His songs were recorded by such popular singers as Peggy King and Julie London. Besides his film and television work, he wrote the stage score for "What a Day", and what today is considered to be the first live television musical, for KTTV in 1949. He wrote for a music-publishing company for two years, and became a music publisher himself in 1958. Joining ASCAP in 1955, his other popular-song compositions include "Poor Ev'rybody Else", "Zero Hour", "He Needs Me", "Sing a Rainbow", "Just Go", "Them There Days", "The Trouble With Me is Men", "That Means I Love You", "Our Ship Is Coming In", "Bayamo", "Wherever I Am, I'm Home", "Any Questions?", "Lady Blue", "Bouquet of Blues", "Wherever You Are It's Spring", "Littleboy Heart", and "Sudden Love".IMDb Mini Biography By: Hup234!
Member of the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Music Branch) [-2007].
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