Lyricist known for music such as for example Moonglow, Darn That Wish, Deep within a Wish, and Heaven May Wait around. He was included in many legends. He graduated in the University of Pa in 1926. He was posthumously inducted in to the Songwriters Hall of Popularity in 1989. He wedded Marge Lohden in 1943. His music were documented by Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Nat Ruler Cole, and Benny Goodman.