Harry Warren (December 24; 1893 September 22; 1981) (born Salvatore Antonio Guaragna) Brooklyn; New York was an Italian-American composer and lyricist.Warren is particularly remembered for writing scores for the films of Busby Berkeley. The musical 42nd Street showcases his spectacularly popular songs from these films. Warren won the Oscar for Best Song with three collaborating lyricists: -Lullaby of Broadway- with Al Dubin in 1935; -You-ll Never Know- with Mack Gordon in 1943; and -On the Atchison; Topeka and the Santa Fe- with Johnny Mercer in 1946. "The More I See You" is a popular song.
The music was written by Harry Warren, the lyrics by Mack Gordon. The song was published in 1945, and sung by Dick Haymes in the film "Diamond Horseshoe".
Nina Simone recorded the song on her final album, A Single Woman in 1993.
It has also been recorded by Anthony Perkins (1958), jazz musician Hank Mobley (1961, on the album Roll Call), Chris Montez (1966),a significant hit (#16 pop, #2 easy listening). Peter Allen, Johnny Hartman, Michael Bublé, Nancy Sinatra, Nancy Wilson, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (1980), Nat King Cole (1958), Metallica (1998) and.