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Date of Birth 6 March 1919Paterson, New Jersey, USA
Date of Death 18 April 1993Marina del Ray, California, USA  (heart failure)

Spouse (1)

Phyllis Michele (? - 18 April 1993) (his death) (5 children)

Trivia (3)

Prolific songwriter who won 11 gold records. He also wrote "There She Is", the theme song of the annual Miss America pageant.
For several years was the artists and repertory director at 20th Century Fox Records, where he produced the soundtrack recordings for "Zorba the Greek" and "Patch of Blue".
Was best known for the hit song "Blue Velvet".

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