Herb Magidson

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Birthday
7, 1906
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jan 2, 1986 (79)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
7, 1906
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jan 2, 1986 (79)

About

Lyricist known for Enjoy Yourself, The Continental, and Gone with the Wind. He wrote for 23 films and four Broadway reviews.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Pittsburgh.

Trivia

He won the first Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1934 for The Continental, which was featured in the film The Gay Divorcee starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Braddock, Pennsylvania. He married wife Elsie.

Associated With

He collaborated on The Continental with Con Conrad.