Kay Swift

Born Apr 19, 1897

Kay Swift was an American composer of popular and classical music, the first woman to score a complete musical. Written in 1930, Fine and Dandy includes some of her best known songs; the title song has become a jazz standard. "Can't We Be Friends?" (1929) was another important hit. Swift also arranged some of the music of George Gershwin posthumously, such as the prelude "Sleepless Night" (1946).… Read More

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1897 Birth Born on April 19, 1897.


1993 96 Years Old She died at the Alzheimer's Resource Center in Southington, Connecticut on January 28, 1993 at the age of 95.
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