Author of numerous tunes including You Made Me personally Like You (We Didn’t Wish to accomplish It all), Only Forever, and I’m Building Believe. He began his musical profession like a pianist in cabaret night clubs. He received four Oscar nominations for Greatest Track, and he was posthumously inducted in to the Songwriters Hall of Popularity in 1970. He wedded Virginia Case in 1938. He collaborated with Mack Gordon and Johnny Burke.