Bob Merrill
Date of Birth
May 17, 1921
Birth Place:
Atlantic City, NJ


Many of the songs Bob Merrill composed for Broadway and movie musicals have become American standards. Some of his most popular hits include "How Much Is That Doggie in the Window?" and "If I Knew You Were Coming I'd Have Baked a Cake." Over his long career, he received nominations for Oscars, Grammys, and Tonys for songs from shows such as Funny Girl, Take Me Along, and Carnival. In addition to...