Robert Wells and Lisa Kirk Collection of Music Scores, Lyrics, and Associated Papers
Robert Wells was born Robert Levinson on Oct. 15 Oct. 1922; lyricist,
composer, writer and producer whose songwriting credits included; From
here to eternity, Born to be blue, Magic town, Re-enlistment blues, and
When Joanna loved me; his most famous song was The Christmas song,
co-written in 1945 with Mel Torme and popularized in recordings by Nat
"King" Cole and countless others; nominated for Oscar songwriting
awards for It's easy to say, From here to eternity, and County fair;
was for many years producer and head writer of The Dinah Shore Chevy
show, for which he received four Emmys; honored with two Emmy awards
for Shirley MacLaine, If they could see me now; Wells died Sept. 23,
1998. Lisa Kirk was a singer with major Broadway credits such as
Allegro and the 1948 production of Kiss me Kate.
Songs written by Bob (Robert) Wells in collaboration with others; vocal and orchestral arrangements performed by Lisa Kirk; clippings; photographs; and other miscellanous publicity material.
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