Robert Allen (song composer)
He was an accompanist for Perry Como, Peter Lind Hayes, and Arthur Godfrey. Many of his compositions were collaborations with lyricist Al Stillman. Allen lived in New Rochelle, New York from 1963, much of his professional life. Three of his most famous songs were: "(There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays","Everybody Loves a Lover" and "Chances Are".
Robert Allen died in Quogue, New York of colon cancer at the age of 73.
Songs written by Robert Allen
Lyrics by Al Stillman
Perry Como hits
Four Lads hits
With Richard Adler
- ASCAP Biographical Dictionary, 4th ed. 1980. ISBN 0-8352-1283-1.