James Brockman

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Birthday
8, 1886
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
May 22, 1967 (80)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
8, 1886
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
May 22, 1967 (80)

About

Lyricist known for I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles and Down Among The Sheltering Palms, which was a hit by the Boswell Sisters.

Before Fame

He started out as a comedian in vaudeville.

Trivia

He was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

Family Life

He immigrated to New York by himself when he was nine or 10.

Associated With

His song Down Among The Sheltering Palms was featured in the soundtrack for the 1959 movie Some Like It Hot, which starred Marilyn Monroe.