Bachelor, Yale University, 1947.
Owner, president, Earl/Peg Music Companies, New York City, since 1957; public, BMI, American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, New York City, since 1977.
Captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1943-1946, 50-51. Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.
Married Margaret Stein, November 25, 1956. Children: Cathy Elizabeth, Daniel James, Steven Lewis.