Frank Henry Loesser

Frank Henry Loesser

Frank Henry Loesser (29 de junio, 1910, Nueva York - 28 de julio, 1969, Nueva York) fue un libretista, compositor y letrista estadounidense.

En 1936 se trasladó a Hollywood, donde trabajó con Hoagy Carmichael, Burton Lane, Jule Styne y Jimmy McHugh. Sus famosas canciones en tiempos de guerra fueron Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition y What Do You Do in the Infantry?; mientras que entre sus éxitos de posguerra se encuentran (I'd Like to Get You on a) Slow Boat to China y Baby It's Cold Outside, esta última ganadora de un premio de la Academia en 1949.

Su primer musical de Broadway fue Where's Charley?, estrenado en 1948 y llevado al cine en 1952. En el año de 1950 produjo Guys and Dolls (también llevado a la pantalla grande en 1955), considerado uno de los mas ingeniosos musicales norteamericanos. A este le siguió The Most Happy Fella en 1956 y How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, ganador de un premio Pulitzer en 1962.

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  • Frank Henry Loesser — (* 29. Juni 1910; † 28. Juli 1969 in New York) war ein US amerikanischer Komponist und Liedtexter. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Musicals 3 Bekannte Songs 4 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Loesser, Frank (Henry) — born June 29, 1910, New York, N.Y., U.S. died July 28, 1969, New York City U.S. composer, librettist, and lyricist. The son of a piano teacher, in 1936 he moved to Hollywood, where he worked with Burton Lane, Jule Styne, Jimmy McHugh, and Hoagy… …   Universalium

  • Loesser, Frank (Henry) — (29 jun. 1910, Nueva York, EE.UU.–28 jul.1969, Nueva York). Compositor libretista y poeta lírico estadounidense. Hijo de un profesor de piano, en 1936 se trasladó a Hollywood, donde trabajó con Burton Lane, Jule Styne, Jimmy McHugh y Hoagy… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Frank Loesser — Frank Henry Loesser (* 29. Juni 1910; † 28. Juli 1969 in New York) war ein US amerikanischer Komponist und Liedtexter. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Musicals 3 Bekannte Songs …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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