Meryle Secrest, Somewhere for Me: A Biography of Richard Rodgers (2002): "Milton G. 'Doc' Bender was always somewhere in the background: 'a very devious, nefarious, strange man who preyed on the weaknesses of men basically homosexual', as [Gary] Stevens said of him. Claiming to be their manager, he procured booze and boys. 'He did it to [Lorenz] Hart and he did it to another man, Harry Revel, who was a big songwriter, of the [Mack] Gordon and Revel team, supplying him with boys for money. Harry Revel had to go to ASCAP to get advance money' to pay Bender off."
Mother: Rosa Revel
Sister: Reni Schulman
Brother: Sam Revel
University: Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London
Realm Music Company Founder (1949)
Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970
Naturalized US Citizen
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