Sauter, Edward Ernest was born on December 2, 1914 in Brooklyn. Son of August and Julia (Greter) Sauter.
Student Juilliard School Music, New York City, 1932-1933, Columbia, 1933-1935.
Arranger Red Norvo Orchestra, Mildred Bailey, 1935-1939, Benny Goodman Orchestra, 1939-1943, Ray McKinley Orchestra, 1946-1950. Arranger, composer, conductor Sauter-Finegan Orchestra, recordings Radio Corporation of America Victor, from 1952.
Married Margaret Charette, September 6, 1938. Children: Gregory Edward, Daniel Stanley.