(1910 - 1987) was a Russian-born composer
known for his work in film scores in the 1940s and 50s. He was nominated for an Academy Award twice: in 1947 for the song "You Do
" from the film Mother Wore Tights
and in 1950 for "Wilhelmina
" from the film Wabash Avenue
. Other notable compositions include "Autumn Nocturne
" and "You Make Me Feel So Young
He also wrote the official song of the Civil Air Patrol, the United States Air Force Auxiliary.