Jimmy McHugh

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Birthday
10, 1894
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
May 23, 1969 (74)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1894
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
May 23, 1969 (74)

About

Composed I'm in the Mood for Love and On the Sunny Side of the Street. He wrote over 500 songs from the 1920s until 1950s.

Before Fame

He used to be a pianist and song-plugger for Irving Berlin's publishing house.

Trivia

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

Family Life

He married Edna Cantor McHugh in 1938, but they divorced in 1946. They had one child together.

Associated With

His songs were recorded by many artists, including Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, and Ella Fitzgerald.