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Jimmy Van Heusen

AKA Edward Chester Babcock

Born: 26-Jan-1913
Birthplace: Syracuse, NY
Died: 7-Feb-1990
Location of death: Rancho Mirage, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Desert Memorial Park, Cathedral City, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Composer, Songwriter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Call Me Irresponsible

Father: Arthur Edward Babcock (building contractor)
Mother: Ida Mae Williams
Wife: Josephine Perlberg ("Bobbe Brox", singer, m. 20-Aug-1966, until his death)

    High School: Central High School (expelled 1928)
    High School: Cazenovia Seminary, Cazenovia, NY
    University: Syracuse University (attended 1930-32)

    Oscar for Best Music Original Song 1945 for Going My Way (shared)
    Oscar for Best Music Original Song 1958 for The Joker Is Wild (shared)
    Oscar for Best Music Original Song 1960 for A Hole in the Head (shared)
    Oscar for Best Music Original Song 1964 for Papa's Delicate Condition (shared)
    Emmy 1956 for Producers' Showcase, "Love and Marriage" (shared)
    Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971
    Expelled from School

    You Can Change the World (1951) · Himself

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