Porter, Cole

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Name
Porter, Cole Gender: M
born on 9 June 1891
Place Peru IN, USA, 40n45, 86w04
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Date in question
Rodden Rating XX
Collector: Rodden
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Cole Porter

Biography

American composer of popular music and many successful musical comedies, as well as music for the movies. As a young man he studied law before changing his subject major to composition. His songs include "Begin the Beguine," and "Night and Day." From 1928 to 1958, his songs were everywhere.

Porter had a devoted but sexless marriage and an active, closeted gay life. In 1937 he had a horseback-riding accident that crushed his legs and left him in excruciating, constant pain.

Porter died 10/15/1964, Santa Monica, CA.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Health : Accident (Non-fatal) 1937 (Horseback, crushed both legs)
  • Death, Cause unspecified 15 October 1964 (Age 73 (?))
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Source Notes

Penfield Collection spec 4:00 AM CST. Old-file has the same date with 4:15 AM. Americana and Famous People both give June 9, 1893. World Book Encyclopedia gives 1892.

William McBrien, "Cole Porter," 1998

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Accident/Injury (Legs, left in constant pain)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One marriage, sexless but devoted)
  • Passions : Sexuality : Homosexual male
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger (Composer)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book
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