Lyricist known for Stardust, Lovely Lorraine, and Stars Fell on Alabama. He had written on Tin Skillet Alley in the past due 1920s. He went to Columbia and NY College or university. He was inducted in to the Songwriters Hall of Popularity in 1972. His family members immigrated to america in 1901 when he wasn’t also one. He wedded Molly Lillienfeld in 1922. His tracks were documented by Frank Sinatra and Hoagy Carmichael.