Sammy Fain
Date of Birth
Jun 17, 1902
Birth Place:
New York, NY


Like many composers of the 1920s, Sammy Fain started out as a minor employee in a music publishing company. Many of his early songs were written in collaboration with Irving Kahal, including such sentimental standards as "Let a Smile Be Your Umbrella" and "That Old Feeling." Fain's first movie assignment was the 1930 Maurice Chevalier vehicle The Big Pond, which introduced the popular "You Brought...