Ervin Drake facts for kids
Drake in January 2006
April 3, 1919|
Manhattan, New York City, New York
|Died||January 15, 2015
Great Neck, New York
Ervin Maurice Druckman (April 3, 1919 – January 15, 2015), better known as Ervin Drake, was an American songwriter. His works include such American Songbook standards as "I Believe" and "It Was a Very Good Year".
He wrote in many styles and his work has been recorded by musicians from all over the world in many styles. In 1983, he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
On January 15, 2015, Drake died at his home in Great Neck, New York due to complications from bladder cancer. He was 95.
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