Cole Porter
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1891-06-09
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Cole Porter

Cole Porter Biography (Wikipedia)

Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter. Born to a wealthy family in Indiana, he defied the wishes of his domineering grandfather and took up music as a profession. Classically trained, he was drawn to musical theatre. After a slow start, he began to achieve success in the 1920s, and by the 1930s he was one of the major songwriters for the Broadway musical stage. Unlike many successful Broadway composers, Porter wrote the lyrics as well as the music for his songs.

After a serious horseback riding accident in 1937, Porter was left disabled and in constant pain, but he continued to work. His shows of the early 1940s did not contain the lasting hits of his best work of the 1920s and '30s, but in 1948 he made a triumphant comeback with his most successful musical, Kiss Me, Kate. It won the first Tony Award for Best Musical.

Porter's other musicals include Fifty Million Frenchmen, DuBarry Was a Lady, Anything Goes, Can-Can and Silk Stockings. His numerous hit songs include "Night and Day", "Begin the Beguine", "I Get a Kick Out of You", "Well, Did You Evah!", "I've Got You Under My Skin", "My Heart Belongs to Daddy" and "You're the Top". He also composed scores for films from the 1930s to the 1950s, including Born to Dance (1936), which featured the song "You'd Be So Easy to Love"; Rosalie (1937), which featured "In the Still of the Night"; High Society (1956), which included "True Love"; and Les Girls (1957).

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Night and Day
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Night and Day
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Easy to love
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Easy to love
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My Heart Belongs to Daddy
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My Heart Belongs to Daddy
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You'd be so nice to come home to
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You'd be so nice to come home to
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Love For Sale
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Love For Sale
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It's De-Lovely
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It's De-Lovely
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Kiss me Kate (Overture)
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Kiss me Kate (Overture)
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Anything Goes
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Anything Goes
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High society (Overture)
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High society (Overture)
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Anything Goes: I Get a Kick Out of You
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Anything Goes: I Get a Kick Out of You

Anything Goes: I Get a Kick Out of You

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Choir
Company of the National Olivier Theatre
Orchestra
National Olivier Theatre Orchestra
Martha Titlon & Cole Porter
Blow Gabriel Blow
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Blow Gabriel Blow

Blow Gabriel Blow

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Martha Titlon
Composer
Cole Porter
Anything Goes
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Anything Goes
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So in love (Kiss Me, Kate)
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So in love (Kiss Me, Kate)
Cole Porter
Gay Divorce: Night and Day
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Gay Divorce: Night and Day
Kurt Weill
It was never you / So in love
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It was never you / So in love
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Begin the Beguine (Broadway Melody of 1940)
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Begin the Beguine (Broadway Melody of 1940)
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Let's misbehave
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Let's misbehave
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Down in the depths on the 90th floor (Red, Hot and Blue)
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Down in the depths on the 90th floor (Red, Hot and Blue)
Cole Porter
Always true to you in my fashion
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Always true to you in my fashion
Cole Porter
Always True To You In My Fashion (Kiss Me, Kate)
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Always True To You In My Fashion (Kiss Me, Kate)
Cole Porter
Too Darn Hot
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Too Darn Hot
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I Get A Kick Out Of You
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I Get A Kick Out Of You
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So In Love (Kiss me Kate)
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So In Love (Kiss me Kate)

So In Love (Kiss me Kate)

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Performer
Stephanie Corley
Annette Saunders
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Where is the Life? (Kiss me Kate)
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Where is the Life? (Kiss me Kate)

Where is the Life? (Kiss me Kate)

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Performer
Quirijn de Lang
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Wunderbar (duet)
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Wunderbar (duet)

Wunderbar (duet)

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Performer
Stephanie Corley
Quirijn de Lang
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The Physician
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The Physician
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Ev'ry time we say goodbye
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Ev'ry time we say goodbye
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Another Op'nin', Another Show (Kiss Me, Kate)
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Another Op'nin', Another Show (Kiss Me, Kate)
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I Get a Kick out of You (Anything Goes)
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I Get a Kick out of You (Anything Goes)
Cole Porter
The Physician (from Nymph Errant)
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The Physician (from Nymph Errant)

The Physician (from Nymph Errant)

Composer
Performer
Lisa Kirk (soprano), Orchestra, Donald Pippin (conductor)
Cole Porter
I've Got You Under My Skin
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I've Got You Under My Skin
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Evil Under The Sun (1982): Hotel Exterior / Main Titles
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Evil Under The Sun (1982): Hotel Exterior / Main Titles
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You're The Top
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You're The Top
Cole Porter
So In Love from Kiss Me Kate
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So In Love from Kiss Me Kate
Cole Porter
You're The Top
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You're The Top
Cole Porter
Where is the life that late I led? (Kiss Me Kate)
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Where is the life that late I led? (Kiss Me Kate)
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Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
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Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
Cole Porter
What Is This Thing Called Love
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What Is This Thing Called Love
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Anything Goes
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Anything Goes

Anything Goes

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Music Arranger
Conductor
Manfred Obrecht
Cole Porter
I love Paris
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I love Paris

I love Paris

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Music Arranger
Singer
Raphaela Papadakis
Karim Sulayman
Ensemble
The Navarra Quartet
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Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
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Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
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