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Matt Dennis: 1914-2002
Matt Dennis
Singer, piano, songwriter

Born: February 11, 1914 in Seattle, Washington
Died: June 21, 2002 in Riverdale, California

Composer of Angel Eyes

Copyright © 2002 


Matt Dennis was a singer, pianist and composer who was best known as the composer of the much covered Angel Eyes. He wrote and arranged some of his best known songs while staff arranger for Tommy Dorsey in the 1940s, including Everything Happens to Me and Violets for Your Furs.

JJA members are invited to submit a full obituary or appreciation.

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