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Irving Kahal (1903–1942)

Irving Kahal was born on March 5, 1903 in Houtzdale, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on The Conversation (1974), The Notebook (2004) and Forrest Gump (1994). He died on February 7, 1942 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Conversation Soundtrack
The Notebook Soundtrack
Forrest Gump Soundtrack


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 1942 Calling All Girls (Short) (lyrics)
 1936 Shake, Mr. Shakespeare (Short) (special songs)
 1936 Rhythmitis (Short) (lyricist: songs)
 1936 Wash Your Step (Short) (lyricist: original songs)
 1935 Roof Tops of Manhattan (Short) (special music and lyrics)
 1935 Sweet Music (lyrics: songs - as Fain and Kahal)
 1935 What, No Men? (Short) (lyrics by)
 1934 Gentlemen Are Born (lyricist: songs)
 1934 Happiness Ahead (music & lyrics by)
 1934 Dames (music & lyrics by - as Kahal)
 1934 Strictly Dynamite (music and lyrics by)
 1934 Harold Teen (lyrics by)
 1934 Fashions of 1934 (music & lyrics by)
 1933 Footlight Parade (music and lyrics by)
 1933 The Road Is Open Again (Short) (lyrics)
 1930 Young Man of Manhattan (songs by - as Kahal)
 1928 The Victoria Girls (Short) (composer: song "Let a Smile Be Your Umbrella")
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Other Works:

Stage: Wrote (w/Joe Fletcher, Irving Bibo, William B. Friedlander, Ted Snyder, Francis Weeler, 'Rene Mercier', Ballard MacDonald, Sam Coslow, Dave Ringle) additional numbers for "Footlights", produced on Broadway. Musical comedy. Book by Roland Oliver. Music / lyrics by Harry Denny. Additional text by Henry C. White. Musical Director: ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Fain and Kahal | Kahal

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Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

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