Stanley Adams

born on 14/8/1907 in New York City, NY, United States

died on 27/1/1994 in Long Island, NY, United States

Stanley Adams (singer)

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Stanley Adams (August 14, 1907[1] January 27, 1994) was an American lyricist and songwriter. He wrote the English lyrics for the song "What a Diff'rence a Day Makes" (song written by the Mexican composer María Grever in 1934) and the English lyrics for "La Cucaracha." Adams was the president of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers between 1953 and 1956, and again from 1959 until 1980.

In 1988, Adams was awarded the Board of Directors Award at the Songwriters Hall of Fame.[2]


  1. (1996) Adams, Stanley Who Was Who in America, 1993-1996, vol. 11, New Providence, N.J.: Marquis Who's Who.
  2. Songwriters Hall of Fame - 1988 Award & Induction Ceremony


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