Paul Francis Webster

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Birthday
20, 1907
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Mar 18, 1984 (76)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
20, 1907
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Mar 18, 1984 (76)

About

Oscar-winning songwriter of Love is a Many-Splendored Thing. He wrote many of Hollywood's biggest song hits.

Before Fame

He became a dance instructor in New York after serving in the Navy, eventually transitioning to songwriting instead.

Trivia

He won a total of three Academy Awards for Best Original Song and was nominated 14 times.

Family Life

He was born in New York City, the son of Myron Webster and his wife Pauline Stonehill Webster.

Associated With

His first hit song I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) was not for a movie, but for legendary jazzman Duke Ellington.