Bob Russell

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Birthday
25, 1914
Birthplace
Passaic, NJ
Death Date
Feb 1, 1970 (55)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
25, 1914
Birthplace
Passaic, NJ
Death Date
Feb 1, 1970 (55)

About

Lyricist known for songs such as I Didn't Know About You and Don't Get Around Much Anymore. He wrote with Quincy Jones.

Before Fame

He attended Washington University in St. Louis. He was roommates with future novelist Sidney Sheldon.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

Family Life

He was born in Passaic, New Jersey, and married Hannah. His brother-in-law was Bud Green.

Associated With

He wrote Babalu, which became Ricky Ricardo's signature song on the classic sitcom I Love Lucy starring Desi Arnaz as the Cuban bandleader.