Walter Kent

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Walter Kent
Birth name Walter Maurice Kaufman
Born (1911-11-29)November 29, 1911
New York City, New York, United States
Died March 2, 1994(1994-03-02) (aged 82)
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States
Genres Broadway
Occupation(s) Composer

Walter Kent (November 29, 1911 – March 2, 1994) was a Jewish[1] American composer who wrote the music for songs including the Christmas standard "I'll Be Home for Christmas", and the wartime hit "(There'll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover", co-written with fellow American Nat Burton. He died at the age of 82


  1. Bloom, Nate (2006-12-19). "The Jews Who Wrote Christmas Songs". InterfaithFamily. Retrieved 2006-12-19.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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