Love Is a Many Splendored Thing

Sammy Fain

Love is a Many Splendored Thing was written by Sammy Fain and Paul Francis Webster for the 1955 film by the same name.

The song was also used for the soap opera Love Is a Many Splendored Thing, which was based on the movie, and ran from 1967 to 1973.

The song won the Oscar in 1955 as best song for the film Love Is a Many Splendored Thing.

The Four Aces recorded the song, which continues to be the best selling version of the song, and became number one on the 1955 charts in the UK.

Paul Francis Webster

The song was recorded by Bing Crosby, Andy Williams, Nat King Cole, Connie Francis and Barry Manilow.

The song has been featured in Grease, The Legend of Fritton’s Gold, The Nutty Professor 2, and the Bones TV series.

Englebert Humperdinck has used the song as a staple in his shows since 1995.