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Lennie Hayton
Birth: Feb. 13, 1908
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 24, 1971
Palm Springs
Riverside County
California, USA

Composer. Born Leonard George Hayton in New York City, he was a composer best known for his song "Singin' in the Rain". He began his career in the 1920s, as a pianist in the jazz groups of Frankie Trumbauer, Red Nichols, Joe Venuti and was MGM music director from 1940 to 1953. In 1947, he married actress-singer Lena Horne and also was her music director until his death. His other popular compositions included "Flying Fingers", "Mood Hollywood" and "Midnight Mood". He died in Palm Springs, California. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Helen Maude Gifford Hayton (1906 - 1943)
  Lena Horne (1917 - 2010)*
 
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Burial:
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Sep 03, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 12201
Lennie Hayton
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