Buddy DeSylva

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Birthday
27, 1895
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 11, 1950 (55)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
27, 1895
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 11, 1950 (55)

About

Known for Button Up Your Overcoat, April Showers, and Just a Memory. He was business partners with Johnny Mercer.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Southern California.

Trivia

He founded Capitol Records with Mercer and Glenn Wallichs. He was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

Family Life

His father was Aloysius J. DeSylva, who was popular in America as actor Hal De Forrest.

Associated With

He frequently worked with George Gershwin during the early 1920s.