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He was born Samuel Cohen in New York City. He died in Los Angeles, California, of heart-related problems. He was married at least twice; first to Gloria Delson in 1945, and later to Virginia Basile in 1970.
He wrote lyrics for many songs, including four Academy Award winners:
- 1954 - "Three Coins in the Fountain" (music by Jule Styne) introduced by Frank Sinatra in the film of the same name.
- 1957 - "All The Way" (music by James Van Heusen) introduced by Frank Sinatra in the film The Joker Is Wild .
- 1959 - "High Hopes" (music by James Van Heusen) introduced by Frank Sinatra and Eddie Hodges in the film A Hole In The Head .
- 1963 - "Call Me Irresponsible" (music by James Van Heusen) introduced by Jackie Gleason in the film Papa's Delicate Condition .
- 1947 - High Button Shoes music by Jule Styne
- 1965 - Skyscraper music by James Van Heusen
- 1966 - Walking Happy music by James Van Heusen
- 1970 - Look To The Lilies music by Jule Styne
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