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Henry Lange (II) (1895–1985)

Composer, songwriter ("Hot Lips"), conductor and pianist, educated in public schools and a private music student of Arthur Kortheur, Max Ecker and Herman Wasserman. He was a pianist in the Paul Whiteman Orchestra and made a European tour between 1920 and 1924. The following year, he formed his own orchestra and was appointed the music director for... See full bio »


(age 89) in Dayton, Ohio, USA

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The Color Purple
The Color Purple Soundtrack
Sweet and Lowdown
Sweet and Lowdown Soundtrack
The Celluloid Closet


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 2009 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (writer: "Hot Lips" - as Henry F. Lange)
 2001 The Cat's Meow (writer: "Hot Lips" (1922))
 1999 Sweet and Lowdown (writer: "Hot Lips" (1922))
 1995 The Celluloid Closet (Documentary) (writer: "Hot Lips")
 1986 Haunted Honeymoon ("Hot Lips")
 1985 The Color Purple (writer: "Hot Lips")
 1979 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.199 (1979) ... (writer: "Hot Lips/Sugar Blues" - uncredited)
 1940 Henry Busse and His Orchestra (Short) (writer: "Hot Lips")
 1935 Starlit Days at the Lido (Short) (writer: "Hot Lips" - uncredited)
 1930 King of Jazz (writer: "Hot Lips" - uncredited)

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Works: "Symphanola"; "Chopiano"; "Classicanna".

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