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Charles Fox

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Birthday
30, 1940
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
30, 1940 (age 78)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Wrote the sunshine pop backgrounds for Love, American Style, the ABC Wide World of Sports theme, and many other film and TV compositions.

Before Fame

He attended Columbia University where he studied jazz piano under Lennie Tristano and electronic music under Vladimir Ussachevsky. He also spent time in Paris studying with Nadia Boulanger.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2004.

Family Life

He married Joan Susan Redman in 1962.

Associated With

He composed the Grammy-winning song "Killing Me Softly With His Song," which became a No. 1 hit for Roberta Flack.