#18984 Overall Influence

Paul Francis Webster

American lyricist

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Paul Francis Webster was an American lyricist who won three Academy Awards for Best Original Song and was nominated sixteen times for the award.Life and career Webster was born in New York City, the son of Myron Lawrence Webster and Blanche Pauline Stonehill Webster. His family was Jewish. His father was born in Augustów, Poland. He attended the Horace Mann School , graduating in 1926, and then went to Cornell University from 1927 to 1928 and New York University from 1928 to 1930, leaving without receiving a degree. He worked on ships throughout Asia and then became a dance instructor at an Arthur Murray studio in New York City.

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Cornell University
Cornell University

Private university in Ithaca

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New York University
New York University

Private research university in New York City

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#2083 World Rank
Literature

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