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Jack Brooks
Birth: Feb. 14, 1912
Liverpool
Merseyside, England
Death: Nov. 8, 1971
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Composer. He was born in Liverpool, UK and spent most of his life in the United States. He wrote many lyrics and musical scores for movies such as "Old Buttermilk Sky" from Canyon Passage(1946 with Hoagy Carmichael), and the ever popular "That's Amore" from The Caddy(1953 with Harry Warren). He wrote musical songs for The Patsy, The Ladies Man, Witness For The Prosecution to name but a few. He also wrote musical scores for many of the "surf movies" in the 1960s. He also wrote stand-up comedy for many comdedians including Johnny Carson. (bio by: d) 

Cause of death: Heart attack
 
Burial:
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Abbey of the Psalms, Haven of Faith, T-11, N-4
GPS (lat/lon): 34.08929, -118.3212
 
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Record added: Jan 21, 2000
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Jack Brooks
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On your 102nd birthday
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