Les Baxter

Les Baxter

Original Name Leslie Thompson Baxter
Birth
Mexia, Limestone County, Texas, USA
Death 15 Jan 1996 (aged 73)
Newport Beach, Orange County, California, USA
Burial* Corona del Mar, Orange County, California, USA

* This is the original burial site

Memorial ID 26911224 · View Source
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Musician and Composer. Prolific American musical figure of the 1940s through the 1960s. Arranger of numerous songs, including "Blue Tango" (1952), "April in Portugal" (1953), "Unchained Melody" (1955) and "The Poor People of Paris" (1956). Awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Bio by: Jack Torrance


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Graving Queen of the OC
  • Added: 18 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26911224
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Les Baxter (14 Mar 1922–15 Jan 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26911224, citing Pacific View Memorial Park, Corona del Mar, Orange County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .