- Real name
- Vladimir Aleksandrovich Dukelsky
- October 10, 1903
- January 16, 1969
- United States
Name in Russian: Владимир Александрович Дукельский. Duke was born of nobility in Belarus at a time when it was part of the Russian Empire. Duke moved to the United States in 1929 and became a citizen in 1939. He was a songwriter and composer.
Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970