Ned Washington (August 15, 1901 – December 20, 1976) was an American lyricist.

Washington was nominated for eleven Academy Awards from 1940 to 1962. He won the Best Original Music award twice: in 1940 for "When You Wish upon a Star" in Pinocchio and in 1952 for "High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darlin')" in High Noon.


Ned Washington Poems

Ned Washington Quotes

There's a line between love and fascination that's hard to see on an evening such as this.
Ned Washington (1901-1976), U.S. songwriter. "My Foolish Heart," My Foolish Heart, Santly-Joy, Inc. (1949). Music composed by Victor Young (1900-1056).
When you're in my arms and I feel you so close to me, all my wildest dreams come true.
Ned Washington (1901-1976), U.S. songwriter. "The Nearness of You," Famous Music Corp. (1937). Music composed by Hoagy Carmichael (1899-1981).
When you wish upon a star your dreams come true.
Ned Washington (190l-1976), U.S. songwriter. "When You Wish upon a Star," Pinocchio, Bourne Co. (1940). Music composed by Leigh Harline (1907-1969).

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