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Born in New York City, New York, USA
Died in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameWalter 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".

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Spouse (1)

Laura Kent (? - 2 March 1994) ( his death)

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