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Frank Loesser
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Age 59
Birthday 29 June, 1910
Birthplace New York City, New York
Died 28 July, 1969
Place of Death New York City, New York
Hair Color Bald
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Nationality American
Occupation Composer
Claim to Fame Guys and Dolls
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Frank Henry Loesser (June 29, 1910 – July 28, 1969) was an American songwriter who wrote the lyrics and music to the Broadway musicals 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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