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Mack David (born July 5, 1912) was an American lyricist and songwriter, best known for his work with movies and television in the 1960s, particularly his work on the Disney films Cinderella and Alice in Wonderland. Mack David is the older brother of American lyricist and songwriter, Hal David. Mack David died on December 30, 1993, in his Rancho Mirage, California home. His remains are buried at the Mount Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, California. July 5 is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 179 days remaining. ... 1912 was a leap year starting on Monday. ... The 1960s in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1960 and 1969, but the expression has taken on a wider meaning over the past twenty years. ... Jaime Batkin in the best singer in the world. ... Gustave Dorés illustration for Cendrillon Cinderella is a popular fairy tale; embodying a classic folk tale myth-element of unjust oppression/triumphant reward, which received literally hundreds of tellings before modern times. ... Alice sings All in the Golden Afternoon with a garden of flowers in this scene from Walt Disneys 1951 animated feature Alice in Wonderland. ... Hal David (born May 25, 1921 in New York City, New York) is an Jewish-American lyricist and songwriter. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... i dont like this page. ... Rancho Mirage is a city located in Riverside County, California. ... State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Senators Dianne Feinstein (D) Barbara Boxer (D) Official language(s) English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ... Mount Sinai Memorial Park is a Jewish cemetery located at 5950 Forest Lawn Drive in Los Angeles, California. ... The City of Los Angeles (from Spanish; Los Ángeles, ) also known simply as L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States in terms of population, as well as one of the worlds most important economic, cultural, and entertainment centers. ...

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History

Mack David was born to a Jewish family in New York City, New York on July 5, 1912. Mack originally had plans to become an attorney and attended Cornell University and St. John's University Law School. Despite these original goals, 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 movie and television industries. Mack enjoyed considerable success, including eight Academy Award nominations and induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1975. The word Jew (Hebrew: יהודי transliterated: Yehudi) is used in many ways, but generally refers to a follower of Judaism, a child of a Jewish mother, or someone of Jewish descent with a connection to Jewish culture or ethnicity; and often a combination of these attributes. ... New York City, officially named the City of New York, is the most populous city in the United States, the most densely populated major city in North America, and is at the center of international finance, politics, entertainment, and culture. ... State nickname: The Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York City Governor George Pataki (R) Senators Charles Schumer (D) Hillary Rodham Clinton (D) Official languages None (English is de facto) Area 141,205 km² or 54,556 square miles (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water... A lawyer is a person licensed by the state to advise clients in legal matters and represent them in courts of law and in other forms of dispute resolution. ... Cornell University is a leading research university based in Ithaca, New York. ... Saint Johns University can refer to: College of Saint Benedict/Saint Johns University in St. ... // Events and trends The 1940s were seen as a transition period between the radical 1930s and the conservative 1950s, which also leads the period to be divided in two halves: The first half of the decade was dominated by World War II, the widest and most destructive armed conflict in... Tin Pan Alley was the name given to the collection of New York City-centered music publishers and songwriters who dominated the popular music of the United States of America in the late 19th century and the early 20th century. ... ... Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed Film is a term that encompasses motion pictures as individual projects, as well as the field in general. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... The Songwriters Hall of Fame is an arm of the National Academy of Popular Music. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ...


Academy Award Nominations

  • 1950 "Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo" (with Jerry Livingstone and Al Hoffman) from Cinderella
  • 1959 "The Hanging Tree" (with Jerry Livingstone) from The Hanging Tree
  • 1961 "Bachelor in Paradise (with Harry Mancini) from Bachelor in Paradise
  • 1961 "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" (with Ernest Gold) from It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
  • 1962 "Walk on the Wild Side" (with Elmer Bernstein) from Walk on the Wiild Side
  • 1964 "Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte" (with Frank De Vol) from Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte
  • 1965 "The Ballad of Cat Ballou" (with Jerry Livingstone) from Cat Ballou
  • 1966 "My Wishing Doll" (with Elmer Bernstein) from Hawaii

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Popular Songs

In addition to his many Academy Award nominations, Mack David also had a number of hit songs, including:

In addition to these songs, Mack David collaborated with Jerry Livingstone on many television theme songs, including Casper the Friendly Ghost, 77 Sunset Strip, Hawaiian Eye, Bourbon Street Beat, Surfside 6 and "This is It" (for the 1960s The Bugs Bunny Hour). Duke Ellington Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American jazz composer, pianist and bandleader. ... The Shirelles were an influential American girl group in the early 1960s. ... Burt Bacharach (born May 12, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri) is a Jewish-American pianist and composer. ... Early Casper in Theres Good Boos To-Night (1948). ... This article needs to be wikified. ... The 1960s in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1960 and 1969, but the expression has taken on a wider meaning over the past twenty years. ... Bugs Bunny, as seen in the Looney Tunes short Rabbit Transit. ...


Work on Broadway

A revue is a type of theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance and sketches that satirize contemporary figures, news, or literature. ... A lyricist is an author of song lyrics. ... Gilbert Bécaud Gilbert Bécaud (October 24, 1927 - December 18, 2001) was a French singer, composer and actor, known as Monsieur 100,000 Volts for his energetic performances. ... A concert is a live performance, usually of music, before an audience. ... A lyricist is an author of song lyrics. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... A lyricist is an author of song lyrics. ... A revue is a type of theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance and sketches that satirize contemporary figures, news, or literature. ... A songwriter is someone who writes, in part or in full, the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... A revue is a type of theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance and sketches that satirize contemporary figures, news, or literature. ... A songwriter is someone who writes, in part or in full, the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ...

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Mack David - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (367 words)
Mack David (born July 5, 1912) was an American lyricist and songwriter, best known for his work with movies and television in the 1960s, particularly his work on the Disney films Cinderella and Alice in Wonderland.
Mack David is the older brother of American lyricist and songwriter, Hal David.
Mack David was born to a Jewish family in New York City, New York on July 5, 1912.
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