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Cole Porter

Cole Porter

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Also Known As: Died: October 15, 1964
Born: June 9, 1891 Cause of Death: kidney failure
Birth Place: Peru, Indiana, USA Profession: Music ... lyricist composer
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As a musician, Cole Porter's entertaining and creative music was in a variety of Hollywood productions. The early stages of his career in entertainment ran the industry gamut with credits like "The Battle of Paris" (1929) to his name. Porter was nominated for a Music (Song) Academy Award for "Something to Shout About" in 1943 as well as for a Music (Song) Academy Award for "High Society" in 1956. In the eighties, Porter devoted his time to various credits, such as "Radio Days" (1987) starring Mia Farrow, "September" (1987), "Frantic" with Harrison Ford (1988) and "The Blue Iguana" (1988). Porter last provided music for "Robert's Movie." Porter was married to Linda Lee Thomas. Cole Porter passed away in October 1964 at the age of 73.

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