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Frank Loesser
(1910 - 1969)

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1910 Born 29 June, in New York; son of a teacher of classical piano
1926 Drops out of City College at the age of 16
1932 Takes job with RKO in Hollywood, but his music doesn't make it to the screen; returns to New York and works as a nightclub singer
1937 Returns to Hollywood, where he works for Paramount
1945 During World War II, Loesser assigned to Special Services, providing lyrics for camp shows
1946 Discharged from the military
1949 Wins Academy Award for "Baby, It's Cold Outside"
1961 How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying wins a Pulitzer Prize, a Tony, and Drama Critics Circle award
1969 Dies 26 July in New York, of lung cancer
~ Inducted into the Songwriters' Hall of Fame
~1948 Forms his own music publishing company
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