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Dorothy Fields

Born: 15-Jul-1905
Birthplace: Allenhurst, NJ
Died: 28-Mar-1974
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Stroke
Remains: Buried, Maimonides Cemetery, Brookly, NY

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Songwriter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: On the Sunny Side of the Street

Lyricist, collaborator with Jimmy McHugh and later, Jerome Kern.

Father: Lew Fields ("Moses Schoenfeld", vaudevillian, b. 1-Jan-1867, d. 20-Jul-1941)
Mother: Rose Harris
Brother: Joseph Fields (playwright/screenwriter, b. 21-Feb-1895, d. 3-Mar-1966)
Brother: Herbert Fields (screenwriter. 26-Jul-1897, d. 24-Mar-1958)
Husband: Jack J. Weiner (surgeon, m. 1925, div. 1926)
Husband: David Eli Lahm (dress manufacturer, m. 15-Jul-1939, d. 24-Mar-1958, one son, one daughter)
Son: David (b. 1940)
Daughter: Eliza (b. 1944)

    High School: Benjamin School for Girls, New York, NY

    Oscar for Best Music Original Song 1937 for Swing Time (shared)
    Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971



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