Born on December 31, 1923 in Lakewood Township, New Jersey, USA.
Died on September 13, 1994 in Manhattan, New York, USA of a heart failure.
Studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and studied music at the Juilliard School.
Hits he composed included "Monotonous" (written in collaboration with June Carroll, famously performed by Eartha Kitt), "Penny Candy", "Love is a Simple Thing" and "I Want You to Be the First One to Know". His work was featured prominently in the Leonard Sillman-produced revues "New Faces" of 1952, "New Faces" of 1956 and "New Faces" of 1962. Siegel released several recordings of him performing his own music, including 1992's "Arthur Siegel Sings Arthur Siegel" and 1995's "Live at the Ballroom".