Quotes by Vernon Duke

About Vernon Duke:


Vernon Duke is best known for "Taking a Chance on Love" with lyrics by Ted Fetter and John Latouche, "I Can't Get Started" with lyrics by Ira Gershwin, "April in Paris" with lyrics by E. Y. ("Yip") Harburg (1932), and "What Is There To Say" for the Ziegfeld Follies of 1934, also with Harburg. He wrote the words and music for "Autumn in New York" (1934). Vernon collaborated with lyricists such as Johnny Mercer, Ira Gershwin, Ogden Nash and Sammy Cahn.

Author Bio


  • NameVernon Duke
  • DescriptionAmerican composer
  • BornOctober 10, 1903
  • DiedJanuary 16, 1969
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionComposer; Poet