Van Heusen, Jimmy biographical name
(born Jan. 26, 1913, Syracuse, N.Y., U.S.died Feb. 7, 1990, Rancho Mirage, Calif.) U.S. songwriter. He began working in radio in his teens. In the early 1930s he worked in Tin Pan Alley and later collaborated on songs such as Darn That Dream and Polka Dots and Moonbeams. With Johnny Burke he wrote the songs for 23 Bing Crosby films. In 1954 he began collaborating with Sammy Cahn. He composed 76 songs for his friend Frank Sinatra, including The Tender Trap and Come Fly with Me, and won Academy Awards for Swinging on a Star, All the Way, High Hopes, and Call Me Irresponsible.
Variants of VAN HEUSEN, JIMMY
Van Heusen, Jimmy orig. Edward Chester Babcock
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