Richard A. Whiting

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Birthday
12, 1891
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Feb 10, 1938 (46)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
12, 1891
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Feb 10, 1938 (46)

About

Composer of popular standards like Hooray for Hollywood, On the Good Ship Lollipop, and Ain't We Got Fun?.

Before Fame

He went to the Harvard Military School in Los Angeles.

Trivia

He was nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Song for his song When Did You Leave Heaven from the 1936 film Sing, Baby Sing.

Family Life

His daughters are actresses Margaret Whiting and Barbara Whiting Smith.

Associated With

He won much acclaim for his musical contributions to the film Sing, Baby Sing, which starred actress Alice Faye.