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Date of Birth 25 May 1930New York City, New York, USA
Date of Death 1 November 1991New York City, New York, USA

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Composer, songwriter, author and actor/entertainer, educated at Brooklyn College (Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude). He wrote special material for Ronny Graham, Pat Carroll, Kaye Ballard, Jan Murray and Dick Shawn. In addition he wrote and appeared in night club acts in New York, St. Louis, Dallas, and Bermuda. He joined NBC as a staff writer (1956-1957), and wrote the stage scores for "Fat Tuesday" and "Our Hearts Were Young and Gay", and songs for Julius Monk's revues "Shoestring '57", "Kaleidoscope", "Fallout", and "Medium Rare (Chicago), "Hostiliies of 1960" (St. Louis), and "Up Tempo" (Montreal). His chief musical collaborator was Gerald Alters, and he joined ASCAP in 1961. His popular-song compositions include "My Mother's Neighbor's Blues" and "Milord".

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