James "Jimmy" Van Heusen, nascido Edward Chester Babcock (Syracuse, 26 de janeiro de 1913Rancho Mirage, 6 de fevereiro de 1990), foi um compositor estadunidense. Escrevendo música para cinema e TV, ele ganhou quatro vezes o Oscar de melhor canção e um Emmy.[1][2]

Jimmy Van Heusen
Jimmy Van Heusen
Nome completo Edward Chester Babcock
Nascimento 26 de janeiro de 1913
Syracuse, Nova Iorque
Morte 6 de fevereiro de 1990 (77 anos)
Rancho Mirage, Califórnia
Nacionalidade estadunidense Estados Unidos
Ocupação compositor



Com o letrista Sammy Cahn

  • "Ain't That a Kick in the Head"
  • "All My Tomorrows"
  • "All the Way"
  • "Call Me Irresponsible"
  • "Come Blow Your Horn"
  • "Come Dance with Me"
  • "Come Fly with Me"
  • "Eee-O Eleven"
  • "Everybody Has the Right to Be Wrong!"
  • "High Hopes"
  • "I'll Only Miss Her When I Think of Her"
  • "Incurably Romantic"
  • "I Wouldn't Trade Christmas"
  • "Last Dance"
  • "Let's Make Love"
  • "Love and Marriage"
  • "(Love Is) The Tender Trap"
  • "Mr. Booze"
  • "My Kind of Town"
  • "Only the Lonely"
  • "Pocketful Of Miracles"
  • "Ring-a-Ding Ding!"
  • "The Second Best Secret Agent in the Whole Wide World"
  • "The Second Time Around"
  • "The Secret of Christmas"
  • "September of My Years"
  • "Sleigh Ride in July"
  • “Star!”
  • "There's Love and There's Love and There's Love"
  • "Thoroughly Modern Millie"
  • "To Love and Be Loved"
  • "Where Love Has Gone"
  • "Who Was That lady?"

Com o letrista Johnny Burke

  • "Aren't You Glad You're You?"
  • "But Beautiful"
  • "Busy Doing Nothing"
  • "Going My Way"
  • "Here's That Rainy Day"
  • "Imagination"
  • "It Could Happen to You"
  • "It's Always You"
  • "Like Someone in Love"
  • "Life Is So Peculiar"
  • "Moonlight Becomes You"
  • "Oh, You Crazy Moon"
  • "Personality"
  • "Polka Dots and Moonbeams"
  • "Sunday, Monday, or Always"
  • "Swinging on a Star"
  • "That Christmas Feeling"
  • "Welcome To My Dream"
  • "(We're Off on the) Road to Morocco"
  • "You Lucky People You"
  • "You May Not Love Me"
  • "A Friend Of Yours"

Com o letrista Eddie DeLange

  • "All I Remember Is You"
  • "All This and Heaven Too"
  • "Darn That Dream"
  • "Deep in a Dream"
  • "Heaven Can Wait"
  • "I'm Good for Nothing (But Love)"
  • "Shake Down the Stars"
  • "So Help Me"

Com outros

  • "Far Away" (letra de David Kapp)
  • "I Could Have Told You" (letra de Carl Sigman)
  • "I Thought About You" (letra de Johnny Mercer)
  • "It's the Dreamer in Me" (letra de Jimmy Van Heusen; música de Jimmy Dorsey )
  • "Nancy (With the Laughing Face)" (letra de Phil Silvers)
  • "Not as a Stranger" (letra de Buddy Kaye)
  • "Sha-Sha" King / Kutz hit menor para The Andrews Sisters e Jimmy Dorsey 1938


  • It's 1200 miles from Palm Springs to Texas


  1. «Academy Awards Database, Jimmy Van Heusen». Oscars.org. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Consultado em 11 de junho de 2017 
  2. «Palm Springs Cemetery District, "Interments of Interest"» (PDF). Pscemetery.com. Consultado em 29 de setembro de 2019 

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