Appeared (as "Louis Blore" / "His Most Royal Majesty the King of France") in "Du Barry Was a Lady" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Music / lyrics by Cole Porter
. Book by Herbert Fields
and Buddy G. DeSylva
. Orchestra Arrangements by Hans Spialek
. Additional Arrangements by 'Robert Russell Bennett' qav) and Ted Royal
(. Choral ...
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was a horrible piano player. 'Oompah, oompah,' he played with a slow, wooden tempo. If you didn't know who it was, you'd have thought he was a learner.
heard of Lahr's death as she was about to go on stage in Las Vegas. At her performance that night, she dedicated "Over the Rainbow" to the memory of Lahr, or, as she referred to him on that occasion, "my beloved Cowardly Lion.".