|Birth Day||October 31, 1907|
|Birth Place||New York|
|Age||113 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jan 16, 1973 (age 65)|
Best remembered for writing "Stompin' at the Savoy" and "Don't Be That Way." He was uniquely skilled with the saxophone and violin.
He started playing the violin when he was just six years old and added the saxophone while he was in high school.
He became a student of the Schillinger System during the early 1940s.
His family was residing in New York City when he was born.