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Vernon Duke

AKA Vladimir Alexandrovich Dukelsky

Born: 10-Oct-1903
Birthplace: Parafianovka, Russia
Died: 16-Jan-1969
Location of death: Santa Monica, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Woodlawn Cemetery, Santa Monica, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: April in Paris

Military service: US Coast Guard (1942-45)

Father: Alexander Dukelsky
Mother: Anna Kopyloff
Wife: Kay McCracken (m. 30-Oct-1957, no children)

    University: Kiev Conservatory
    University: Odessa Conservatory

    Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970
    Risk Factors: Lung Cancer

Author of books:
Passport to Paris (1955, memoir)
Listen Here! (1963, essays)

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