Lester Lee

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Lester Lee


Lester Lee (7 November 1905 [or 1903 or 1904; sources vary], New York City – 19 June 1956, Los Angeles, Calif.) was an American song writer.

Lee was educated at Manual Trades High School. He composed music for Broadway musicals and was under contract to several Hollywood film studios from 1943-1944 and 1946-1956. During World War II, he wrote special music for radio programs. Among his hit songs is the Pennsylvania Polka.

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