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Frank Loesser

Composer, Producer, Writer, Lyricist, Musical Supervisor
( b. Jun 29, 1910 New York, New York, USA - d. Jul 28, 1969 New York, New York, USA ) Male
Relations: Father of Emily Loesser
Husband of Lynn Loesser (first marriage)
Husband of Jo Sullivan


Productions Date of Productions
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Music by Frank Loesser
  • Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Mar 27, 2011 - May 20, 2012
Guys and Dolls
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Music by Frank Loesser
  • Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Mar 01, 2009 - Jun 14, 2009
Marlene
[Musical, Original]
  • Additional lyrics by Frank Loesser
Apr 11, 1999 - May 02, 1999
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Music by Frank Loesser
  • Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Mar 23, 1995 - Jul 14, 1996
Guys and Dolls
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Music by Frank Loesser
  • Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Apr 14, 1992 - Jan 08, 1995
The Most Happy Fella
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Music by Frank Loesser
  • Book by Frank Loesser
  • Lyrics by Frank Loesser
  • Duo piano arrangements under the supervision of Frank Loesser
Feb 13, 1992 - Aug 30, 1992
Those Were the Days
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Additional material by Frank Loesser
Nov 07, 1990 - Feb 24, 1991
Ain't Misbehavin'
[Musical, Revue, Revival]
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Frank Loesser
Aug 15, 1988 - Jan 15, 1989
Perfectly Frank
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Music by Frank Loesser
  • Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Nov 30, 1980 - Dec 13, 1980
A Day in Hollywood / A Night in the Ukraine
[Musical, Comedy, Revue, Original]
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Frank Loesser
May 01, 1980 - Sep 27, 1981
The Most Happy Fella
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Music by Frank Loesser
  • Book by Frank Loesser
  • Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Oct 11, 1979 - Nov 25, 1979
Ain't Misbehavin'
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Frank Loesser
May 09, 1978 - Feb 21, 1982
Guys and Dolls
[Musical, Comedy, All Black Cast, Revival]
  • Music by Frank Loesser
  • Produced in association with Frank Enterprises
  • Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Jul 21, 1976 - Feb 13, 1977
Bette Midler's Clams on the Half Shell Revue
[Special, Revue, Original]
  • Featuring songs by Frank Loesser
Apr 14, 1975 - Jun 22, 1975
Where's Charley?
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Music by Frank Loesser
  • Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Dec 20, 1974 - Feb 23, 1975
Canterbury Tales
[Musical, Original]
  • Produced by Frank Productions, Inc.
Feb 03, 1969 - May 18, 1969
Wait a Minim!
[Musical, Revue, Dance, Pantomime, Original]
  • Produced by Frank Productions, Inc.
Mar 07, 1966 - Apr 15, 1967
Guys and Dolls
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Music by Frank Loesser
  • Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Apr 28, 1965 - May 09, 1965
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Music by Frank Loesser
  • Produced in association with Frank Productions, Inc.
  • Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Oct 14, 1961 - Mar 06, 1965
Greenwillow
[Musical, Comedy, Fantasy, Romantic Comedy, Original]
  • Music by Frank Loesser
  • Produced in association with Frank Productions, Inc.
  • Book by Frank Loesser
  • Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Mar 08, 1960 - May 28, 1960
The Most Happy Fella
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Music by Frank Loesser
  • Libretto by Frank Loesser
  • Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Feb 10, 1959 - Feb 22, 1959
The Music Man
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced in association with Frank Productions, Inc.
Dec 19, 1957 - Apr 15, 1961
The Most Happy Fella
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Music by Frank Loesser
  • Book by Frank Loesser
  • Lyrics by Frank Loesser
May 03, 1956 - Dec 14, 1957
Guys and Dolls
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Music by Frank Loesser
  • Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Apr 20, 1955 - May 31, 1955
Where's Charley?
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Music by Frank Loesser
  • Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Jan 29, 1951 - Mar 10, 1951
Guys and Dolls
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Music by Frank Loesser
  • Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Nov 24, 1950 - Nov 28, 1953
Where's Charley?
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Music by Frank Loesser
  • Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Oct 11, 1948 - Sep 09, 1950
The Illustrators' Show
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Lyrics mostly by Frank Loesser
Jan 22, 1936 - Jan 25, 1936
1962 Tony Award® Best Composer
 How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying [nominee]
Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Music by Frank Loesser
1962 Tony Award® Best Musical
winnerHow to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying [winner]
Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Music by Frank Loesser
1962 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
winnerHow to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying [winner]
Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Music by Frank Loesser
1958 Tony Award® Best Musical
winnerThe Music Man [winner]
Produced in association with Frank Productions, Inc.
1957 Tony Award® Best Musical
 The Most Happy Fella [nominee]
Book by Frank Loesser; Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Music by Frank Loesser
1951 Tony Award® Best Musical
winnerGuys and Dolls [winner]
Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Music by Frank Loesser
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