The songwriter Herb Magidson died at the age of 79. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Lyricist known for Enjoy Yourself, The Continental, and Gone with the Wind. He wrote for 23 films and four Broadway reviews.
He attended the University of Pittsburgh.
He won the first Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1934 for The Continental, which was featured in the film The Gay Divorcee starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.
He was born and raised in Braddock, Pennsylvania. He married wife Elsie.
He collaborated on The Continental with Con Conrad.