Wells, Robert, 1922-1998

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Robert Levinson was born Oct. 15, 1922; lyricist, composer, writer and producer whose credits include: From here to eternity, Born to be blue, Magic town, Re-enlistment blues, and When Joanna loved me; his most famous song was The Christmas song, co-written in 1945 with Mel Torme; nominated for Oscar songwriting awards for It's easy to say, From here to eternity, and County fair; was for many years producer and head writer of The Dinah Shore Chevy show, for which he received four Emmys; honored with two Emmy awards for Shirley MacLaine, If they could see me now; Wells died in Santa Monica, CA, Sept. 23, 1998.

From the description of Papers ca. 1950s-ca. 1970s. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 320038464

Robert Wells was born Robert Levinson on Oct. 15, 1922; lyricist, composer, writer and producer whose songwriting credits include: From here to eternity, Born to be blue, Magic town, Re-enlistment blues, and When Joanna loved me; his most famous song was The Christmas song, co-written in 1945 with Mel Torme and popularized in recordings by Nat "King" Cole and countless others; nominated for Oscar songwriting awards for It's easy to say, From here to eternity, and County fair; was for many years producer and head writer of The Dinah Shore Chevy show, for which he received four Emmys; honored with two Emmy awards for Shirley MacLaine, If they could see me now; Wells died Sept. 23, 1998. Lisa Kirk was a singer with major Broadway credits such as Allegro and the 1948 production of Kiss Me Kate.

From the description of Collection of music scores, lyrics and associated papers, 1931-1987. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 320016585

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associatedWith Kirk, Lisa person
associatedWith Wells, Robert, 1922- person
associatedWith Wolosoff, Bruce, 1955- person
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United States
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Lyricists--Archival resources
Popular music--20th century--Archival resources
Television producers and directors--Archival resources
Music--Scores
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Librettists
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Birth 1922-10-15

Death 1998-09-23

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