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song writer

Frank Loesser, American song writer. Served with Army of the United States, World World War II; Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. Wrote picture scores for Perils of Pauline, Variety Girl.

Background

Loesser, Frank was born on June 29, 1910 in New York City. Son of Henry and Julie (Ehrlich) Loesser.

Education

Educated Manhattan Public school and Townsend-Harris High School. Student College City New York.

Career

1 daughter, Susan; married second, Elizabeth Josephine Jacobs (Jo Sullivan, actress-singer), June, 1959. Formerly newspaper reporter, New York City, city editor small daily publication, 1929. Exploitation representative Tiffany Pictures, Inc., 1930.

Co-writer original Paramount screen play, Priorities on Parade. Writer play How to Succed in Business Without Really Trying. Writer songs: Moon of Manakoora (from Goldwyn’s Hurriciane).

Says My Heart; Two Sleepy People. Small Fry; Dolores; Kiss the Boys Goodbye. I Said No; I Don’t Want to Walk Without You.

Jingle Jangle Jingle. Bloop Bleep; In My Arms A Touch of Texas.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: The Most Happy Fella.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, World World War II. Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. Wrote picture scores for Perils of Pauline, Variety Girl.

Connections

Married Lynn Garland, October 19, 1936.; married second, Elizabeth Josephine Jacobs (Jo Sullivan, actress-singer), June, 1959.

father:
Henry Loesser

mother:
Julie (Ehrlich) Loesser

spouses:
Lynn Garland

Elizabeth Josephine Jacobs