Lyricist known for songs such as Moonglow, Darn That Dream, Deep in a Dream, and Heaven Can Wait. He was covered by many legends.
He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1926.
He was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1989.
He married Marge Lohden in 1943.
His songs were recorded by Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, and Benny Goodman.