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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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Known For

Scoop
Scoop Soundtrack
(2006)
Small Time Crooks
Small Time Crooks Soundtrack
(2000)
The Paper
The Paper Soundtrack
(1994)
Man of the Century
(1999)

Filmography

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 2016 11.22.63 (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Happy Birthday, Lee Harvey Oswald (2016) ... (performer: "Clarinet Polka" - uncredited)
 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
Conductor
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 1989 Chances Are (conductor: Lester Lanin Orchestra)
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 1986 Late Night with David Letterman (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 9 September 1986 (1986) ... Himself
 1962 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
Himself
- 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: "Cabaret" / "Mame" (Audio-Fidelity Records) See more »
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Trivia:

Inducted into the Big Band Hall of Fame in 1993. See more »

Nickname:

The Debutantes' Delight

Star Sign:

Virgo

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