Cole Porter

An American composer/songwriter

Gretaest Accomplishments

  • Won a Grammy Award for Best Soundtrack Album or Recording of Original Cast from a Motion Picture or Television in 1961 for Can-Can.
  • Received a Tony Award for Best Original Score in 1949 for Kiss Me, Kate.
  • Won Grammy Trustees Award in 1989.
  • Was given a Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 2012 for Anything Goes.

Life in Paris

  • First moved there in July of 1917 due to an unsuccessful Broadway production.
  • 1919 married American divorcee Linda Lee Thomas (15 years older than himself).
  • Huge socialites.
  • Gained success in the 1920's and 30's starting with Broadway shows outon in Paris then moving back to NY.