Bart Howard (Composer)
Born: 1st June 1915, Burlington, Iowa, United States
Died: 21st February 2004, Carmel, NY. United States
Bart Howard was an American composer and songwriter, most notably of the jazz standard "Fly Me to the Moon", which has been performed by Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Ella Fitzgerald, Nancy Wilson, Della Reese, Bobby Womack, Diana Krall, June Christy, Brenda Lee, Astrud Gilberto, and Nat King Cole, among others. It is played frequently by jazz and popular musicians around the world. Mr. Howard wrote the song for his partner of 58 years, Bud Fowler.