Fred Wise (songwriter)

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Fred Wise
Born (1915-05-27)May 27, 1915
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died January 18, 1966(1966-01-18) (aged 50)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation(s) Lyricist

Fred Wise (May 27, 1915 – January 18, 1966) was the co-writer of the lyrics to the 1948 song "'A' — You're Adorable" with Buddy Kaye. He subsequently wrote many of the songs sung by Elvis Presley in his movies.

Many of his songs were collaborations with Kay Twomey and Ben Weisman, sometimes with additional collaborators. (see "Wooden Heart" and "In the Beginning.")

Selected songs[edit]