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Songwriter wrote hits for Sinatra, FitzgeraldCopyright © 2003
Buddy (Jules Leonard) Kaye was a songwriter and lyricist who wrote hits for Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Washington, Ella Fitzgerald, Perry Como, Dusty Springfield, and many others.
His best know songs include "Till the End of Time" (based on a "Polonaise" by Chopin), "'A' You're Adorable (The Alphabet Song)", "Full Moon and Empty Arms" (adapted from Rachmaninoff's Second Piano Concerto), "I'll Close My Eyes," "Little by Little", "All Cried Out" and the theme song to the television show "I Dream of Jeannie".
He is survived by his wife, Lillian, three children, and three grandchildren.
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