Robert Sour

Biography

Composer Robert Sour penned the lyrics for such well-known songs as "Body and Soul" and "Walkin' by the River." In 1940, he began working as a lyrics editor for Broadcast Music, Inc. By 1966, he had risen through the ranks to become the company president. In 1968, he became the company's vice chairman and two years later he retired. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi