Cole Porter Death Cause and Date

Cole Porter's Death

Born (Birthday) June 9, 1891

Death Date October 15, 1964

Age of Death 73 years

Cause of Death Kidney Failure

Profession Songwriter

The songwriter Cole Porter died at the age of 73. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Songwriter and winner of the 1948 Tony Award for Best Musical for Kiss Me, Kate. He wrote such American musical theater and popular standards as “Night and Day,” “I Get a Kick Out of You,” and “I’ve Got You Under My Skin.”

Despite being a homosexual, he married Linda Lee Thomas in 1919. Thomas was at peace with Porter’s homosexuality and was willing to provide him cover during an extremely homophobic age due to the fact that he treated her much better than her first husband had.

Quotes

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“In olden days a glimpse of stocking was looked on as something shocking but now, God knows, anything goes.” (Cole Porter)

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“He may have hair upon his chest but, sister, so has Lassie.” (Cole Porter)

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“Good authors, too, who once knew better words now only use four-letter words writing prose… anything goes.” (Cole Porter)

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“Most gentlemen don’t like love, they just like to kick it around.” (Cole Porter)

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“I love Paris in the summer, when it sizzles.” (Cole Porter)

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