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Lester Lanin (1907–2004)

Lester Lanin was born on August 26, 1907 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Nathaniel Lester Lanin. He was married to Marilyn Weiss. He died on October 27, 2004 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »
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 2006 Scoop (arranger: "Adios Muchachos") / (performer: "Adios Muchachos", "Recado", "Dengozo")
 2000 Small Time Crooks (performer: "Mountain Greenery", "Lester Lanin Cha-Cha", "This Could Be the Start of Something Big", "Just in Time", "Old Devil Moon", "The Hukilau Song", "Steady, Steady") / (writer: "Lester Lanin Cha-Cha")
 1999 Man of the Century (performer: "Dancing in the Dark", "Mine", "Mississippi Mud", "The Merry Widow Waltz")
 1994 The Paper (performer: "LESSONS IN CHA CHA")
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 1989 Chances Are
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 1989 Chances Are (conductor: Lester Lanin Orchestra)
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 1962 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.46 (1962) ... Himself
- Episode #1.45 (1962) ... Himself
- Episode #1.44 (1962) ... Himself
- Episode #1.43 (1962) ... Himself
- Episode #1.42 (1962) ... Himself

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Other Works:

Single: "The Windows Of The World" / "Up Up And Away" (Audio-Fidelity Records) See more »

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Played at every Presidential inaguaration since Eisnenhower except for two. Jimmy Carter thought he was too expensive and George W. Bush did not ask him. See more »


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