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Doc Pomus
Birth: Jun. 27, 1925
Williamsburg
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 14, 1991
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Songwriter. Born Jerome Solon Felder, he started out as a blues singer while still in his teens but turned to songwriting full time in the mid 1950s. He was successful in the rhythm and blues field but it was with partner Mort Shuman that he achieved his greatest commercial success. Among the performers that took their songs into the Top 40 were Dion and the Belmonts (A Teenager In Love), the Mystics (Hushabye), Fabian (Turn Me Loose), Andy Williams (Can't Get Used To Losing You), The Drifters (This Magic Moment, I Count The Tears, Save The Last Dance For Me) and Elvis Presley (Little Sister, Surrender, Viva Las Vegas). With the demise of their partnership in the mid 1960s, Pomus left songwriting but re-emerged a decade later. He was a co-founder of the Rhythm and Blues Foundation, receiving their Pioneer Award shortly before his death. He was inducted into both the Rock and Roll and Songwriters Halls of Fame in 1992. (bio by: ronzoni) 
 
Burial:
Beth David Cemetery
Elmont
Nassau County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 17, 2008
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