- George Merrill (songwriter)
George Merrill is an American
songwriterwhose work mostly dates from the mid to late 1980s.
How Will I Know, which was a hit for Whitney Houstonin 1986, as well as Houston's 1987hit I Wanna Dance With Somebody.
Merrill was one half of vocal duo
Boy Meets Girl, who are best remembered for the late 1988hit Waiting For A Star To Fall. He also wrote the song and offered it to Whitney Houston, but she rejected it and Merrill decided to sing it himself.
Merrill was married to
Shannon Rubicam(his partner in Boy Meets Girl) from the mid 1980suntil they divorced in 2000. They have one daughter, Hilary; she can be seen as the little blond girl in her parents' video of "Waiting For a Star To Fall."
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