Ervin Drake

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Ervin Drake (April 3, 1919 – January 15, 2015), birth name was Irving Maurice Druckman, was an American songwriter whose works include such American Songbook standards as "I Believe" and "It Was a Very Good Year". He wrote in a variety of styles and his work has been recorded by musicians around the world. In 1983, he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He was honored again just a few years before his death by the Songwriter's Hall of Fame when they named his song "It Was A Very Good Year" the Towering Song of the Year" Reference: Jed Berman son of Ervin Drake.

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Album + Soundtrack

Year Title RatingReleases
What Makes Sammy Run? (1964 original Broadway cast) 1

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