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Sammy Fain

AKA Samuel Feinberg

Born: 17-Jun-1902
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 6-Dec-1989
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Cedar Park Cemetery, Emerson, NJ

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing

Collaborator with Paul Francis Webster, with whom he won two Oscars.

Father: Abraham Feinberg (rabbi)
Mother: Manya Glass
Brother: Harry
Wife: Sally Fox (m. 18-Jun-1941, div. 1949, one son)
Son: Franklin J. Fain

    ASCAP Board of Directors
    Oscar for Best Music Original Song 1954 for Calamity Jane (shared)
    Oscar for Best Music Original Song 1956 for Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (shared)
    Songwriters Hall of Fame 1972



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