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Mack David

1912-1993 US, Brooklyn
Composer / Songwriter

American lyricist and songwriter (born 5 July 1912 in New York City, New York, USA - died 30 December 1993 in Rancho Mirage, California, USA). Born into a Jewish family, after originally planing to become an attorney, attending Cornell University and St. John's University Law School. However, in the mid-1940s, Mack began writing songs for New York's Tin Pan Alley. These initial successes prompted Mack to move to Hollywood, California to work in the film and television industries. He was particularly well known for his film and television work in the 1960s, especially on the Disney films Cinderella and Alice In Wonderland, as well as the original English lyrics for "La Vie En Rose", which was translated into French by Edith Piaf and became the signature song of her career. Mack enjoyed considerable success, including eight Academy Award nominations and induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1975. He died in 1993 in his home and his remains are buried at the Mount Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, California. He is the elder brother of American lyricist and songwriter Hal David.

        
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So This Is Love: Waltz on Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection: Cinderella by Various Artists
A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes - Instrumental Version on Cinderella by Various Artists
Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo (The Magic Song) - Instrumental Version on Cinderella by Various Artists
The Fantasyland Darkride Suite - From "Fantasyland" on Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection: Disneyland by Various Artists
A Visitor / Caught In A Trap / Lucifer / Feed The Chickens / Breakfast Is Served / Time On Our Hands - From "Cinderella"/ Score Version on Cendrillon by Various Artists
The King's Plan - From "Cinderella" / Score Version on Cendrillon by Various Artists
The Stroke Of Midnight / Thank You Fairy Godmother - From "Cinderella" / Score Version on Cendrillon by Various Artists
Locked In The Tower / Gus And Jaq To The Rescue / Slipper Fittings / Cinderella's Slipper / Finale on Cinderella Special Edition by Various Artists
I'm In the Middle of a Muddle - Demo Recording on Cinderella Special Edition by Various Artists
No Regrets on Newsworthy New York Tapes by Emily Lacy

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