Vernon Duke

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Birthday
10, 1903
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jan 16, 1969 (65)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
10, 1903
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jan 16, 1969 (65)

About

Known for Taking a Chance on Love, Autumn in New York, and April in Paris. He had many notable collaborations.

Before Fame

He studied composition and musical theory at the Kiev Conservatory.

Trivia

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

Family Life

He married Kay McCracken in 1957.

Associated With

He collaborated with lyricist Ira Gershwin, Johnny Mercer, and Sammy Cahn.