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Almost Like Being In Love (ver. 1) by Frederick Loewe - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

About the Song
"Almost Like Being in Love" is a popular song published in 1947. The music was written by Frederick Loewe, and the lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. This song was made very popular in the late 1950s by James Hoppel. The song was made popular by David Brooks and Marion Bell in the musical Brigadoon. It was later performed in the 1954 film version by Gene Kelly. The song was revived in a downbeat ballad version by singer Michael Johnson (#32, 1978). This Song was as well made popular by British singing sensation Dame Shirley Bassey, Nat King Cole recorded more than one version of the song. Other singers who have recorded the song include Ella Fitzgerald, Dean Martin, Judy Garland and Frank Sinatra. A later version by Nat King Cole was used as the closing song in the 1993 movie Groundhog Day which starred Bill Murray. In 1961, Judy Garland performed the song as a medley with "This Can't Be Love" at the.    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
Frederick Loewe (born German: Friedrich Löwe, June 10, 1901, Vienna - February 14, 1988, Palm Springs) was a Tony Award-winning Austrian-American composer. He collaborated with lyricist Alan Jay Lerner on the long running Broadway musicals My Fair Lady and Camelot, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, both of which were made into films. Loewe was born in Vienna to Edmond Loewe and Rosa Loewe. His father Edmond was a noted Jewish operetta star who performed throughout Europe and in North and South America; he starred as Count Danilo in the original production of The Merry Widow. Loewe grew up in Berlin and attended a Prussian cadet school from the age of five until he was thirteen. At an early age Loewe learned to play piano by ear and helped his father rehearse, and he began composing songs at age seven. He eventually attended a music conservatory in Berlin, one year behind virtuoso Claudio Arrau, and studied with Ferruccio Busoni and Eugene d'Albert. He won the coveted Hollander Medal awarded by the school and gave performances as a concert pianist while still in Germany. At 13, he was the youngest piano soloist ever to appear with the Berlin.
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