Mack David

Songwriter, Composer

1912 – 1993

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Who was Mack David?

Mack David was an American lyricist and songwriter, best known for his work in film and television, with a career spanning from the early 1940s through the early 1970s. Mack was credited with writing lyrics and/or music for over one thousand songs. He was particularly well known for his work on the Disney films Cinderella and Alice in Wonderland, and for the mostly-English lyrics through which Édith Piaf's signature song "La Vie en rose" gained much of its familiarity among native speakers of English.

Mack David was the elder brother of American lyricist and songwriter, Hal David. Mack David died in 1993 in his Rancho Mirage, California home and his remains are buried at the Mount Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, California.

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Born
Jul 5, 1912
New York City
Siblings
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Cornell University
Died
Dec 30, 1993
Rancho Mirage

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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