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Cole Porter

Composer (9-Jun-1891 — 15-Oct-1964)


George Eells. The Life That Late He Led: A Biography of Cole Porter. G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1967. 383pp.

Joseph Morella. Genius & Lust: The Creative and Sexual Lives of Cole Porter and Noel Coward. New York: Carroll & Graf. 1995.

Charles Schwartz. Cole Porter: A Biography. New York: Dial Press. 1977.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.896)

  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.610)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.567)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1183)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.835)

  11. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1128)

  12. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.320)

  13. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.686)

  14. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.782)

  15. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.580)

  16. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.403)

  17. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.4, p.95)

  18. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.641)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.353)

  20. American Songwriters (pp.293-301)

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