Gene de Paul

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Birthday
17, 1919
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Feb 27, 1988 (68)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
17, 1919
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Feb 27, 1988 (68)

About

Contributed to the 1954 musical film "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers." He received a Tony Award nomination in 1983 for his work on the stage adaptation.

Before Fame

He became a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) as early as 1941.

Trivia

He composed the Oscar-nominated song "Pig Foot Pete," which was originally meant for the movie "Hellzapoppin." He was also known for his hit song "Teach Me Tonight" from 1953.

Family Life

He left his family to serve in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Associated With

He occasionally collaborated with Johnny Mercer, working with him on "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" and later on "Li'l Abner" from 1956.

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