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Jay Livingston

AKA Jacob Harold Levison

Born: 28-Mar-1915
Birthplace: McDonald, PA
Died: 17-Oct-2001
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Que Sera Sera

Collaborator with Ray Evans.

Father: Maurice Levinson
Mother: Rose Wachtel
Brother: Alan W. Livingston (producer, b. 15-Oct-1917, d. 13-Mar-2009)
Wife: Lynne Gordon (m. 19-Mar-1947, d. 1991)
Wife: Shirley Mitchell (actress, m. 1992, until his death)

    High School: McDonald High School, McDonald, PA (1933)
    University: BA Journalism, University of Pennsylvania (1937)

    Oscar for Best Music Original Song 1949 for "Buttons and Bows" (shared)
    Oscar for Best Music Original Song 1951 for "Mona Lisa" (shared)
    Oscar for Best Music Original Song 1957 for "Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera)" (shared)
    Songwriters Hall of Fame 1977
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 7083 Hollywood Blvd. (with Ray Evans)

    Sunset Blvd. (4-Aug-1950) · Himself

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