Author of Manhattan Serenade and HAVE YOU ANY IDEA What THIS MEANS to Miss New Orleans, that was revived following Hurricane Katrina. He analyzed at the brand new Britain Conservatory of Music and performed on vaudeville for such headliners as Irène Bordoni and Nora Bayes. He was nominated for just two Academy Honours and was inducted in to the Songwriters Hall of Popularity in 1975. His family members relocated to Boston after his senior high school graduation. He collaborated with Oscar Hammerstein II.