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Frank Loesser

voc, 1910-1969 US, New York City
Songwriter of Soundtrack
A.k.a. Frank Henry Loesser

American songwriter. Born: 29 June 1910 in New York City, New York, USA. Died: 26: July 1969 in New York City, New York, USA (aged 59). Frank Loesser has been called the most versatile of all Broadway composers. He wrote the lyrics to over 700 songs, wrote and composed the Pulitzer Prize winning musical "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying". He won the Tony Award in 1951 as Best Composer and Lyricist for the musical "Guys And Dolls" and won the Academy Award for "Best Song" for "Baby, It's Cold Outside". Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

        
Genres
  • Soundtrack
  • Children's Music
  • Jazz
Popular Tracks   
My Darling, My Darling on Day Time on the Radio: Lost Radio Duets From the Doris Day Show by Doris Day
What Are You Doing New Year's Eve? on Christmas Jazz by Various Artists
Fugue For Tinhorns on An Evening With Frank Loesser by Frank Loesser
I've Never Been In Love Before on An Evening With Frank Loesser by Frank Loesser
Sit Down You're Rockin' The Boat on An Evening With Frank Loesser by Frank Loesser
Luck Be A Lady on An Evening With Frank Loesser by Frank Loesser
I'll Know on An Evening With Frank Loesser by Frank Loesser
Sue Me on An Evening With Frank Loesser by Frank Loesser
Adelaide on An Evening With Frank Loesser by Frank Loesser
I Believe In You on An Evening With Frank Loesser by Frank Loesser

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Guys & Dolls - Original 1950 Broadway Cast / Where's Charley?Frank Loesser2004Album
The Most Happy Fella - First Complete RecordingFrank Loesser2000Album
How To Succceed In Business Without Really TryingFrank Loesser, Matthew Broderick1995Album
An Evening With Frank LoesserFrank Loesser1992Album
Guys And Dolls: The New Broadway Cast RecordingFrank Loesser1992Album
Frank Loesser's Musical The Most Happy FellaFrank Loesser1992Album
The Ugly Duckling / The King's New ClothesFrank Loesser, Steven Pacey1983Single
Guys and DollsFrank Loesser1983Album
My Fair LadyFrank Loesser1981Album
American Musicals: Guys And Dolls / The Most Happy Fella / How To Succeed In Business Without Really TryingFrank Loesser1981Album
Guys & Dolls: A Musical Fable Of Broadway - Original Broadway CastFrank Loesser1976Album
Ella Sings BroadwayElla Fitzgerald with Rodgers & Hammerstein, Lerner & Loewe, Richard Adler & Jerry Ross, Frank Loesser1963Album
Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling Art CarneyMitch Miller & His Orchestra, Frank Loesser1963Album
Music From: Guys & Dolls / Greenwillow / The Most Happiest Fella / Hans Christian Anderson / Where’s Charley?Frank Loesser Played By Arthur Fiedler And The Boston Pops Orchestra1961Compil.
The Most Happy FellaFrank Loesser1961Album
Greenwillow (The Original Cast Album)Frank Loesser1960Album
The Most Happy Fella!Frank Loesser1959Album
Where's Charley?Norman Wisdom, Frank Loesser1958Album
The Most Happy Fella!Frank Loesser / Robert Weede1956Album
The Ugly DucklingDon Wilson, Frank Loesser, Stan Freberg1953Album
Thumbelina And Wonderful CopenhagenFrank Loesser - Anne Lloyd, The Sandpipers, Mitch Miller & His Orchestra1952Album
Guys & Dolls: A Musical Fable Of BroadwayFrank Loesser1950Album
Guys & DollsFrank Loesser1950Album
Guys & Dolls: A Musical Fable Of BroadwayFrank Loesser1950Album
Look To The Lilies / Pleasure And PalacesJule Styne, Sammy Cahn, Frank LoesserAlbum
Guys & Dolls (A Musical Fable Of Broadway)Emily Loesser, Gregg Edelman, Kim Criswell, Tim Flavin, Don Stephenson, Nicholas Colicos, David Green, Frank Loesser, National Symphony Orchestra Conducted By John Owen EdwardsAlbum
The Most Happy Fella!Frank LoesserAlbum
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