|Birth Day||August 18, 1873|
|Age||146 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jan 24, 1963 (age 89)|
Best known for Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, Cuddle Up A Little Closer, Lovey Mine, and Indian Love Call. He wrote 50 musical comedies.
He was a newspaper reporter, copywriter, and was employed by an insurance firm.
He was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.
He mentored Oscar Hammerstein II.