FRANK LOESSER (1910 - 1969)
After a varied early career, Frank Loesser established himself as a song lyric
writer. He eventually won a reputation as a song writer, in particular with songs
such as Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition written in 1942. He went
on to write for stage musicals, including a popular version of Charley's Aunt,
under the title Where's Charley?, and Guys and Dolls, based on the
work of Damon Runyon.