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Cole Porter

Cole PorterAKA Cole Albert Porter

Born: 9-Jun-1891
Birthplace: Peru, IN
Died: 15-Oct-1964
Location of death: Santa Monica, CA
Cause of death: Kidney failure
Remains: Buried, Mount Hope Cemetery, Peru, IN

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: I've Got You Under My Skin

Military service: French Army (foreign regiment, 32nd Artillery, 1918-19)

Right leg amputated in 1958.

Father: Samuel Fenwick Porter
Mother: Kate Cole
Wife: Linda Lee Thomas (m. 19-Dec-1919)
Boyfriend: Boris Kochno
Boyfriend: Howard Sturges (socialite)
Boyfriend: Ed Tauch (architect)
Boyfriend: Nelson Barclift (choreographer)
Boyfriend: John Wilson (director)
Boyfriend: Ray Kelly

    High School: Worcester Academy (1909)
    University: BA, Yale University (1913)
    Law School: Harvard Law School (one year, 1913)
    University: School of Music, Harvard University

    Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity
    Songwriters Hall of Fame
    Shock Treatment
    Risk Factors: Depression, Alcoholism, Amputee, Yoga

    De-Lovely (22-May-2004) · Musical Performer

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