born in 1898 in New Heaven, CT, United States
died in 1976
Alias Clifford Burwell
Clifford R. "Cliff" Burwell (1898 – 1977) was an American pianist and songwriter. His composition, "Sweet Lorraine" was popularized in 1928 by Rudy Vallee and made famous by Teddy Wilson and Nat King Cole in the 1930s and 1940s.
- Wilson, Jeremy. "Cliff Burwell biography" at jazzstandards.com (link). Accessed 2007 August 8.