Frank Loesser

Playwright, Composer

1910 – 1969

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Who was Frank Loesser?

Frank Henry Loesser was an American songwriter who wrote the lyrics and music to the Broadway hits Guys and Dolls and How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, among others. He won separate Tony Awards for the music and lyrics in both shows, as well as sharing the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the latter. He also wrote numerous songs for films and Tin Pan Alley, many of which have become standards, and was nominated for five Academy Awards for best song, winning once, for "Baby, It's Cold Outside".

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Born
Jun 29, 1910
New York City
Also known as
  • Frank Henry Loesser
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Education
  • City College of New York
Died
Jul 28, 1969
New York City

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on July 23, 2013

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