Frank Loesser

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".

Birth and Death Data: Born June 29th, 1910 (New York City), Died July 26th, 1969 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1952

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer, songwriter

Recordings (Results 101-116 of 116 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 80225 12/3/1950 If I were a bell Cast of Guys and dolls lyricist, composer  
Decca 80226 12/3/1950 I've never been in love before Cast of Guys and dolls composer, lyricist  
Decca 80227 12/3/1950 Take back your mink Cast of Guys and dolls composer, lyricist  
Decca 80228 12/3/1950 More I cannot wish you Cast of Guys and dolls lyricist, composer  
Decca 80229 12/3/1950 Luck be a lady Cast of Guys and dolls lyricist, composer  
Decca 80230 12/3/1950 Sue me Cast of Guys and dolls composer, lyricist  
Decca 80231 12/3/1950 Sit down, you're rockin' the boat Cast of Guys and dolls composer, lyricist  
Decca 80232 12/3/1950 Marry the man today ; Reprise: Guys and dolls Cast of Guys and dolls lyricist, composer  
Decca L 6855 8/11/1952 Thumbelina Danny Kaye composer  
Decca L 6856 8/11/1952 Wonderful Copenhagen Danny Kaye composer  
Decca L 6857 8/11/1952 Anywhere I wander Danny Kaye composer  
Decca L 6858 8/11/1952 The king's new clothes Danny Kaye composer  
Decca L 6859 8/12/1952 Inchworm Danny Kaye composer  
Decca L 6860 8/12/1952 The ugly duckling Danny Kaye composer  
Decca L 6861 8/13/1952 No two people-1 Danny Kaye composer  
Decca L 6862 8/13/1952 I'm Hans Christian Andersen Danny Kaye composer  
(Results 101-116 of 116 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Loesser, Frank," accessed April 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103360.

Loesser, Frank. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103360.

"Loesser, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 April 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103360

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