"So in Love
" is a popular song
, written by Cole Porter
, from his musical Kiss Me, Kate,
(opening on Broadway
) based on Shakespeare
's Taming of the Shrew.
It was sung in the show by Alfred Drake
and further popularized by Patti Page
The Page recording was issued by Mercury Records as catalog number 5230, and first reached the Billboard chart on February 12, 1949, lasting 2 weeks and peaking at #13.
Other versions which were popular that year were by Gordon MacRae and Dinah Shore.
The song has been recorded by many other significant female singers, including Peggy Lee and Ella Fitzgerald.