Cole Porter Research Paper

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Cole Porter • Born June 9th, 1891, Peru, Indonesia • American composer/songwriter • Violin, age 6. Piano, age 8. • Wrote first operetta age 10, with help from mother • Mother changed his legal birth year from 1891 to 1893 to make him appear more precocious • Studied at the Worcester academy and then Yale university • First song on Broadway, ‘Esmeralda’, 1915, revue ‘Hands Up’ • First broadway show, flop, ‘See America First, 1916 (1916) See America First (1919) Hitchy-Koo Of 1919 — "An Old Fashioned Garden" (1928) Paris — "Let's Do It, Let's Fall in Love" (1929) Wake Up and Dream — "What Is This Thing Called…show more content…
(1929) Fifty Million Frenchmen — "You Do Something to Me" (1930) The New Yorkers — "Love for Sale", "I Happen to Like New York" (1932) Gay Divorce — "After You, Who?", "Night And Day" (basis for film renamed The Gay Divorcee in 1934) (1933) Nymph Errant — "Experiment", "The Physician", "It's Bad for Me" (1934) Anything Goes — "All Through the Night", "Anything Goes", "Blow Gabriel, Blow", "I Get a Kick Out of You", "You're the Top" (1934) Adios Argentina (un-produced) — "Don't Fence Me In" (1935) Jubilee — "Begin the Beguine", "Just One of Those Things" (1936) Red, Hot and Blue — "It's…show more content…
— "From Now On", "My Heart Belongs to Daddy" (1939) Broadway Melody Of 1940 — "Between You And Me", "I Concentrate on You", "I've Got My Eyes on You", "I Happen to Be in Love", "Begin the Beguine" (1939) Dubarry Was A Lady — "Do I Love You?", "Well, Did You Evah!", "Friendship" (1940) Panama Hattie — "Let's Be Buddies", "Make It Another Old-Fashioned, Please" (1941) You'll Never Get Rich (film) — "Dream Dancing", "So Near and Yet So Far" (1941) Let's Face It! — "Everything I Love", "I Hate You, Darling" (1942) Something for the Boys — "Could It Be You" (1942) Something to Shout About — "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To" (1943) Mexican Hayride — "I Love You" (1944) Seven Lively Arts — "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye" (1946) Around the World — "Look What I Found" (1947) The Pirate — "Be a Clown" (1948) Kiss Me, Kate — "Another Op'nin', Another Show", "Brush Up Your Shakespeare", "I Hate Men", "So in Love", "Too Darn Hot" (1950) Out Of This World — "From This Moment On", "I Am Loved" (1950) Stage Fright (film) - "The Laziest Gal In

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