Cole Porter

American composer and songwriter

Accomplishments

  • 1928 Porter met E. Ray Goetz(talented song writer and producer) and wrote their first show together which lead to his first great hit "(Let's do it) Let's fall in love"
  • Maintained a steady stream of Broadway successes
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Life in Paris

  • First arrived in Paris in 1917 and got married there.
  • In 1923 composed his only large-scale "serious" work that anticipated the symphonic jazz genre.
  • Cole Porter participated in a very active Parisian social life.