Mack David Rank
About Mack David
Mack David was a highly accomplished American lyricist. His outstanding career spanned over three decades, and he was credited for writing the lyrics for over 1000 songs. In addition, he was noted for his great work in television and films, receiving many Academy Award nominations.
Early Life & Education
He was of Jewish ancestry and was born in New York City. He originally intended to pursue a law career, enrolling at St. John’s Law School and Cornell University. However, in the 1940s, he wrote songs for “Tin Pan Alley,” and his success as a lyricist prompted him to pursue writing as a career in Hollywood.
He enjoyed considerable success in Hollywood, including various Academy Award nominations for his works, including “Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo,” which he co-wrote for Disney’s “Cinderella,” and the title songs from “Walk on the Wild Side,” “My Wishing Doll,” “Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte, “The Hanging Tree,” “The Ballad of Cat Ballou,” “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World,” and “Bachelor in Paradise.”
His most remunerative record would be his 1948 hit “Sunflower.” Mack was added to the “Songwriters Hall of Fame” in 1975.
Cause of Death
The lyricist died from a severe heart attack during December 1993.
Mack David Rank
F.A.Q. about Mack David
When is his birthday?
Mack David's birthday is on July 5, 1912.
In how many days is his birthday?
Mack's birthday is in 278 days
How old was Mack when he died?
He was 81 years old.
When did he die?
He died in December 30, 1993.
How old would he be today?
Mack David would be 110 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Mack from?
He was born in New York City, New York, U.S..