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Born in New York City, New York, USA
Died in Florence, South Carolina, USA

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Songwriter "Don't Go to Strangers"), composer, pianist and teacher, educated at City College of New York (Bachelor of Science), at Teachers College, Columbia University (Master of Arts) and in private music study. At age ten, he won five medals in city-wide piano competitions. He composed college musicals and became a pianist for hotels and night clubs, eventually serving in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. He conducted and arranged for a number of singers, and taught private piano lessons and directed church choirs. Joining ASCAP in 1942, his chief musical collaborators included Edward Warren and Sylvia Dee, and his other popular-song and instrumental compositions include "The End of the World", "We Go Well Together", "Wonder When My Baby's Coming Home", "You Never Miss the Water Till the Well Runs Dry", "Take Good Care of Her", "Ring-a-ling-a-lario", and "I'm Coming Back to You".

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