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Frank Loesser

AKA Frank Henry Loesser

Born: 29-Jun-1910
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 28-Jul-1969
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Composer, Songwriter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Guys and Dolls

Military service: US Army Air Corps (WWII)

Father: Henry Loesser (piano teacher)
Mother: Julia Ehrlich
Wife: Lynn Blankenbaker Garland (singer, m. 19-Oct-1936, div. 1957, one son, one daughter)
Son: John
Daughter: Susan
Wife: Jo Sullivan ("Elizabeth Joseph Jacobs", m. 39-Apr-1959, until his death, two daughters)
Daughter: Hannah
Daughter: Emily

    High School: Townsend Harris High School, Queens, NY (transferred)
    High School: DeWitt Clinton High School, Bronx, NY (1924)
    University: City College of New York (attended 1925)

    Dramatists Guild of America
    Dutch Treat Club (1948-69)
    Tony 1951 for Guys and Dolls (composer and lyricist)
    Tony 1962 for How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (best musical)
    Pulitzer Prize for Drama 1962 for How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (shared)
    Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970

    Red, Hot and Blue (19-Oct-1949)

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