Gordon Jenkins

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Birthday
12, 1910
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
May 1, 1984 (73)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
12, 1910
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
May 1, 1984 (73)

About

Composer of Manhattan Tower, P.S. I Love You, Goodbye, and When a Woman Loves a Man. He was covered by many recording legends.

Before Fame

He started out doing arrangements for a St. Louis radio station.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1982.

Family Life

He married Beverly Mahr after divorcing Nancy Harkey in 1946.

Associated With

He worked with Louis Armstrong and was recorded by Johnny Cash, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, and many others.