Most widely known for co-writing the tracks SPLITTING UP Is Difficult to do and Love COULD KEEP Us Collectively. He worked well in the Brill Building. He went to Abraham Lincoln SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. He was posthumously inducted in to the Songwriters Hall of Popularity in 1991. He dated Tory Damon, a cabaret vocalist, starting in the first 1960s. His SPLITTING UP Is Difficult to do was taken up to the top from the graphs by Neil Sedaka.