Born: October 10, 1903
Died: January 16, 1969
Occupation: Composer, songwriter
Biography: Vernon Duke was a Russian-American composer/songwriter, who also wrote under his original name Vladimir Dukelsky. He is best known for Taking a Chance on Love with lyrics by Ted Fetter and John Latouche, I Can't Get Started with lyrics by Ira Gershwin, April in Paris with lyrics by E. Y. Harburg, and What Is There To Say for the Ziegfeld Follies of 1934, also with Harburg.