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George David Weiss

1921-2010 US, New York City
Songwriter / Arranger of Jazz
A.k.a. B. Y. Forster

American songwriter and President of the Songwriters Guild of America. He also played violin, piano, saxophone and clarinet. He was born April 9, 1921, New York City, New York, U.S.A., died August 23, 2010 in Oldwick, NJ, U.S.A. His songs, including "What a Wonderful World", "Can't Help Falling In Love With You", "Lullaby Of Birdland", have been recorded by such artists as Tom Jones, Mel Tormé, Elvis Presley, Dinah Washington, Stylistics or Sammy Davis Jr..

        
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Lullaby of Birdland on Take the A Train - New York Jazz by Various Artists
Too Close For Comfort on Jazz Crooners by Various Artists
What A Wonderful World on Homeward Bound by Bryn Terfel, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square & Mack Wilberg
Lullaby of Birdland on Greatest 50's Bebop by Various Artists
What a Wonderful World on Best Of Jazz Ballads by Various Artists
Can't Help Falling in Love on Play Some More by More than a pair
Too Close For Comfort on Super Stars of Jazz - The Best Recordings 1950-1960 by Various Artists
What a Wonderful World on Sweet Dreaming by Greg and Junko MacDonald
What A Wonderful World on Classical Music For Easter by Various Artists
What A Wonderful World on Violins Of The World by Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà

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