Rose Selsman, the widow of veteran ASCAP songwriter Victor Selsman, who collaborated with several major songwriters including Milton Ager and James Van Heusen, died Sept. 3 of heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She was 82.

In her youth, Selsman sang in the Yiddish theater with such luminaries as Boris Tomashevsky and Molly Picon.

She is survived by two sons, Michael, a former agent and screenwriter, and Paul, an entertainment attorney; and by a daughter, Marlene, a record producer and publicist.

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