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Ned Washington

Ned Washington
Born (1901-08-15)August 15, 1901
Origin Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died December 20, 1976(1976-12-20) (aged 75)
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Occupation(s) Lyricist

Ned Washington (August 15, 1901 – December 20, 1976) was an American lyricist.

Biography

Washington was nominated for eleven Academy Awards from 1940 to 1962. He won the Best Original Music award twice: in 1940 for "When You Wish upon a Star" in Pinocchio and in 1952 for "High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darlin')" in High Noon.

Some of Washington's songs include:

Ned Washington is a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. His grave is located in Culver City's Holy Cross Cemetery.

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