Lawrence “Larry” Conley

Lawrence “Larry” Conley

Birth
Keithsburg, Mercer County, Illinois, USA
Death 29 Feb 1960 (aged 64)
Copiague, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Burial East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Plot Section T, Site 654
Memorial ID 82611014 · View Source
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Jazz Musician. A pioneer jazz trombonist in the 1920s, he went on to produce lyrics for over 200 songs. Best known is the standard "A Cottage for Sale" (1929), written with composer Willard Robison. It has been recorded over 100 times by artists ranging from Gracie Fields and Frank Sinatra to Natalie Cole.


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LAURENCE E
CONLEY
NEW YORK
SFC 27 CONST CO
AIR SERVICE
WORLD WAR I
NOVEMBER 29 1895
FEBRUARY 29 1960


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Marvin & Samme Templin
  • Added: 29 Dec 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 82611014
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lawrence “Larry” Conley (29 Nov 1895–29 Feb 1960), Find a Grave Memorial no. 82611014, citing Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .