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 Sam Lerner

Sam Lerner

Birth
Romania
Death 13 Dec 1989 (aged 86)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Laurel Gardens. 18-177-3A
Memorial ID 3833 · View Source
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Songwriter. Born in Rumania, he immigrated to America and began his career writing songs for vaudeville acts and lyrics for the Ziegfeld Follies. During the 1930s and 1940s, he wrote theme songs for feature films to include "Falling in Love Again", "I'm Popeye the Sailor Man", ''Is It True What They Say About Dixie'' and the theme for Betty Boop cartoons. He died of cancer in Los Angeles, California.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 7 Nov 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3833
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sam Lerner (28 Jan 1903–13 Dec 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3833, citing Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .