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Fascinatin' Rhythm: Early Cole Porter, 11/14/20

Cole Porter, 1945

Episode #2046

11/14    Early Cole Porter Cole Porter dropped out of Harvard Law School to write songs for Broadway musicals. He failed so utterly that he fled to Paris, where he spent much of the next decade. When he returned, he was ready for success. His first four shows after he returned were hits, and he was on his way to becoming what we think of when we hear his name.