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Birthday
27, 1925
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Mar 14, 1991 (65)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
27, 1925
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Mar 14, 1991 (65)

About

Known for Save the Last Dance for Me, A Teenager in Love, This Magic Moment, and several other rock and roll hits.

Before Fame

He wrote articles for magazines. His first hit was Young Blood by The Coasters, although it had been given a drastic rewrite by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Blues Hall of Fame.

Family Life

He grew up with a brother, Raoul Felder, who became a prominent New York attorney.

Associated With

He wrote Young Boy Blues, Ecstasy, Here Comes the Night, and What Am I To Do? with Phil Spector.

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