Cole Porter

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1891 - 1964

Cole Porter  American Composer


Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter. Born to a wealthy family in Indiana, he defied the wishes of his domineering grandfather and took up music as a profession. Classically trained, he was...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship36 yrs, 4 mths
Average Relationship Length18 yrs, 2 mths
Rumored Relationships5
First Name Cole
Middle Name Albert
Last Name Porter
Full Name at Birth Cole Albert Porter
Age 73 (age at death) years
Birthday 9th June, 1891
Birthplace Peru, Indiana
Died 15th October, 1964
Place of Death Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Cause of Death Kidney failure
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Gay
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Worcester Academy (1909)
University BA, Yale University (1913), Harvard Law School (one year, 1913), School of Music, Harvard University
Occupation Text Composer and Songwriter
Occupation Composer
Claim to Fame I've Got You Under My Skin
Music Genre Stage & Screen, Piano
Music Style Stage & Screen, Vocal, Standards, Tin Pan Alley Pop, Show Tunes, Cast Recordings
Music Mood Amiable/Good-Natured, Confident, Refined/Mannered, Elegant, Sophisticated, Playful, Freewheeling, Romantic, Theatrical, Sentimental, Bright, Relaxed, Campy, Light, Literate, Warm
Instrument Piano
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Friend Jean Howard, Charles Feldman, Howard Sturges, Anita Loos, Fred Astaire, Elsa Maxwell, Erich Maria Remarque, Paulette Goddard, Johnny Mercer, Monty Woolley, Igor Stravinsky, Beatrice Lillie, Fanny Brice
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Cole Porter73 GeminiComposer
Leslie Hutchinson69 PiscesSinger
Linda Lee Thomas70 ScorpioSocialite
Sam McDaniel76 AquariusActor
Jack Cassidy49 PiscesActor
John Chapman Wilson-
Monty Woolley74 LeoActor
Erich Wolfgang Korngold60 GeminiComposer

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