American composer and lyricist Frank Henry Loesser (1910-1969) worked many years in Hollywood but is best known for the musicals Guys and Dolls and How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying. His first major success was the Tin Pan Alley tune "Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition."
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Official Website. Includes news, biography, his theater and film works, World War II contributions, artwork, profiles of family members, merchandise, licensing contacts, and links. [Flash introduction.]
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Filmography noting scores, uncredited stock usage, songs, and related composition work plus lyrics, writing, and acting credits. From the Internet Movie Database.
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Official credits, biographical information, family connections, and related facts from the Internet Broadway Database.
Jingle, Jangle, Jingle: The Life and Times of Frank Loesser
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