"Vernon Duke" was an United States/American composer/songwriter, who also wrote under his original name, "Vladimir Dukelsky". He is best known for "Taking a Chance on Love" with lyrics by Ted Fetter and John La Touche (musician)/John Latouche, "I Can't Get Started" with lyrics by Ira Gershwin, "April in Paris (song)/April in Paris" with lyrics by Yip Harburg/E. Y. ("Yip") Harburg (1932), and "What Is There To Say" for the Ziegfeld Follies of 1934, also with Harburg. He wrote the words and music for "Autumn in New York (song)/Autumn in New York" (1934). Vernon collaborated with lyricists such as Johnny Mercer, Ira Gershwin, Ogden Nash and Sammy Cahn.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous composers! More Vernon Duke on Wikipedia.