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Frank Loesser
Librettist

Biography
Frank Henry Loesser (June 29, 1910 – July 28, 1969) was an American songwriter who wrote the music and lyrics for 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 songs for over 60 Hollywood films and for 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".

Productions
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COMPANYTITLEDATES
Seagle FestivalThe Most Happy Fella7/6/2016 - 7/9/2016
Festival OperaThe Most Happy Fella8/6/2011 - 8/14/2011
Seagle FestivalGuys and Dolls7/2/2009 - 7/7/2009
Knoxville OperaThe Most Happy Fella4/1/2006 - 4/8/2006
New York City OperaThe Most Happy Fella3/1/2006 - 3/25/2006
Skylight Music TheatreGuys and Dolls11/11/1997 - 12/20/1997
Utah Festival OperaGreenwillow7/7/1997 - 7/30/1997
Opera ModestoHans Christian Andersen9/22/1996 - 9/22/1996
Light Opera Of New YorkThe Most Happy Fella1/1/1995 - 12/26/1994
Skylight Music TheatreThe Most Happy Fella11/1/1994 - 12/1/1994
Opera ModestoThe Most Happy Fella6/1/1993 - 6/6/1993
New York City OperaThe Most Happy Fella9/1/1991 - 9/26/1991


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