By Tighe E. Zimmers
Rome labored with Moss Hart, George S. Kaufman, Jerome Weidman, Joshua Logan, David Merrick and others, and wrote songs for such stars as Pearl Bailey, Ezio Pinza, Walter Slezak and Barbra Streisand (among many).
Politically concerned, and left-wing, he attracted the eye of conservative companies and the FBI. His music writing contributed to the house entrance efforts for global warfare II, as a civilian after which as a corporal within the military. displaying yet one more facet, his work have been seriously praised and he accumulated a powerful selection of African art.
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