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Also Known As: Burton Levy Died: January 5, 1997
Born: February 2, 1912 Cause of Death: lung cancer
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: composer, songwriter, pianist

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2.
 Hell's Angels (1930)
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Musical career began at the age of 15 under the employment of Remick Music as Tin Pan Alley song plugger
1929:
Teame with lyricist Howard Dietz for the Broadway review "Three's A Crowd"
1940:
First show where he wrote complete score "Hold On To Your Hats"
1933:
Signed with Irving Berlin's music publishing company
1933:
First movie credit "Everything I Have Is Yours"
1947:
Teamed with E Y 'Yip' Harburg for musical "Finan's Rainbow"
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Collaborated with Michael Feinstein on two albums in the early 1990s; accompanied him on piano
1979:
Last Broadway production "Carmelina"
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Education

High School of Commerce: New York , New York -

Notes

Member of the ASCAP since 1933

Served on ASCAP's board from 1985-96

President of the American Guild of Authurs and Composers (now Songwriters Guild).

Received Academy Award nominations for "How About You" (1941), "Babes On Broadway" (1942) and "Too Late Now" (1951).

Inducted into the songwriters Hall of Fame

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wife:
Marion Seaman. Married in 1935; divorced; mother to Diana.
wife:
Lynn Lane. Second wife; survived him.

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father:
Lazarus Levy. Real estate broker.
mother:
Frances Fink Levy. Pianist.
daughter:
Diana Lane. Mother Marion Seamon; survived him.
step-daughter:
Elizabeth Kaye. Survived him.
step-daughter:
Peggy Kaye. Survived him.
step-daughter:
Hillary Kaye. Survived him.
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