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Lester Koenig (1918–1977)

Although never a card-carrying communist himself, Koenig was blacklisted because he refused to name names. The result was that he unable to work in the film business. He began producing jazz records on Commodore Records with some of the best West Coast musicians of that time, among them Art Pepper and Ornette Coleman, whom he was the first to ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Heiress Producer
Carrie Producer
Detective Story Producer


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 1953 Roman Holiday (associate producer - uncredited)
 1952 Carrie (associate producer)
 1951 Detective Story (associate producer)
 1949 The Heiress (associate producer)
 1946 The Best Years of Our Lives (associate producer - uncredited)
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 1947 Thunderbolt (Documentary short) (as Master Sergeant Lester Koenig)

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Founder of Contemporary Records (1951-1984), Los Angeles, CA. See more »

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Master Sergeant Lester Koenig


6' (1.83 m)


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