American composer and songwriter
Cole Porter - Gerald Murphy was an esthete from his childhood forward. He was never comfortable in the boardrooms & clubs for which his father was grooming him. He flunked the entrance exams at Yale three times before matriculating, although he performed respectably there. He joined DKE & the Skull and Bones society.: He befriended a young freshman named Cole Porter (Yale class of 1913) & brought him into DKE.