Lyricist Edward Heyman was born in New York City on March 14, 1907. He attended the University of Michigan where he started writing college musicals. Moving back to New York after graduation, he began some of the most successful collaborations on Tin Pan Alley with Vincent Youmans, Victor Young, Dana Suesse, Morton Gould, Nacio Herb Brown, Johnny Green, Rudolf Friml, Sigmund Romberg, Arthur Schwartz, Ray Henderson, Oscar Levant and Richard Myers.
On Broadway, Heyman wrote the scores for Here Goes the Bride, Through the Years, She Loves Me Not, Murder at the Vanities, Pardon Our French and Bluebird of Happiness.
From 1939 to 1954, Heyman contributed songs to film scores including That Girl From Paris, Curly Top, Kissing Bandit, Delightfully Dangerous and Northwest Outpost.
In 1941, Heyman joined the United States Air Force and served during World War II. His experience was the inspiration for one of his greatest stage successes, At Your Service.
Highlights from the Edward Heyman catalog include Body and Soul, Out of Nowhere, Hello, My Lover, Goodbye, Drums in My Heart, Through the Years, Kinda Like You, Youre Everywhere, My Silent Love, I Wanna Be Loved, Youre Mine, You, I Cover the Waterfront, Blame It On My Youth, After All, Youre All Im After, You Oughta Be in Pictures, Bluebird of Happiness, Easy Come, Easy Go, Carefree, Moonburn, When I Grow Up, To Love You and To Lose You, Its High Time I Got the Low-Down on You, Love and Learn, Seal it With a Kiss, Boo-Hoo, They Say, Have You Forgotten so Soon?,…