An American composer/songwriter.
- 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.
In July, 1917 Cole moved to Paris. Met Linda Lee Thomas