Cole Porter

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United States composer and lyricist of musical comedies (1891-1946)

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Well Cole Porter was just like that, only American.
Noted Kline of the experience: "The clothes Giorgio and Janty designed for Cole Porter were perfect -- evoking his style, wit, sophistication and love of beauty.
Cole Porter is back in favour in a big way as the creator of musicals - his Anything Goes just opened in London's West End.
Peru, Indiana, is famous for two lasting contributions to American history: Cole Porter and the circus.
While luminaries such as the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Cole Porter and Frank Sinatra have resided at the historic Waldorf=Astoria in New York, this is the first time anyone will be able to own a Waldorf=Astoria Residence.
It is more than 20 years since the society last staged this delightful show which is packed with memorable Cole Porter songs including, I Get a Kick out of You, You're The Top, It's De-Lovely, and of course, the title song, Anything Goes.
Cole Porter is one of the few Tin Pan Alley composers to have written both the lyrics and the music for his songs - and what songs they are.
The show follows the life of Cole Porter and his work taking the audience on a musical journey via Venice, Paris, New York and Hollywood.
For better or worse, this practice ensures that the oeuvre of Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hart, Irving Berlin, et al will not vanish any time soon.
With no frills or gimmicks, better still no celebrity presenter or spoken introductions, this Cole Porter evening was simply a solid-gold tribute to one of the world's greatest songwriters.
This all looks like, in the immortal words of Cole Porter, just one of those things.
As far as she was concerned, her future lay not with Cole Porter but with Chopin, Tchaikovsky and Debussy.
But don't worry too much about the corny story - just sit back, enjoy the voyage and let the Cole Porter magic work its charm.
Her response to enquiries about her CV was to say, "Well, I'll sing the first song that Cole Porter wrote for me.
When Cole Porter sat down at the piano and composed music during the Depression that separated two world wars, he dissected the universe around him with comic wit, aristocratic style and musical verve.