skip navigation
James Van Heusen

James Van Heusen

Up
Down

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Recent DVDs

 
 

James Van Heusen - NOT AVAILABLE

Find what your looking for faster use the search field below to shop for titles.

SEARCH TCM.COM/SHOP


OR ... Click here to VOTE > for this person to be released on Home Video

Also Known As: Died: February 6, 1990
Born: January 26, 1913 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Syracuse, New York, USA Profession: Music ...
RATE AND COMMENT

NOTES

"Jimmy Van Heusen was an architect of melody. When we were writing together, if I would ask him to add even a grace note to the song, he would sit down and write a whole new melody. He was also one of the world's greatest swingers. He used to joke that he ought to get more than 50 percent of a song because he spent so much time with Sinatra."--Sammy Cahn (NY Times obituary, 2/8/90)

He was elected to the Songwriters Hall of Fame when it was founded (1971).

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute