Sunny Skylar (1913 2009) was a composer, singer, lyricist, and music publisher. He was born Selig Shaftel in Brooklyn, New York. As a singer, he appeared with a number of big bands, including those led by Ben Bernie, Paul Whiteman, Abe Lyman, and Vincent Lopez.
Skylar had a talent for adapting Spanish language songs into English language hits these include Amor, Love Me with All Your Heart and, most notably, the frequently-recorded Bésame Mucho. Among Skylars other hits are “It Must Be Jelly (‘Cause Jam Don’t Shake Like That), “Be Mine Tonight,” “Hair of Gold, Eyes of Blue,” and “And So to Sleep Again.