Lanny Ross

Lanny Ross

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Lanny Ross (January 19, 1906 - April 25, 1988) was an American singer, pianist and songwriter. Lancelot Patrick Ross was born in Seattle, Washington. He graduated from Yale University in 1928, where he was a member of Zeta Psi and Skull and Bones. He later studied at the Juillard School of Music. His career began in radio in 1928 and included a five year run with Annette Hanshaw on the Maxwell House Show Boat program. His recording career began in 1929. Ross went on to success in vaudeville, night clubs and films. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II, achieving the rank of Major. During the war, he was called upon to sing the Oscar-nominated ballad, "We Musn't Say Goodbye," for the 1943 motion picture, "Stage Door Canteen." The film also received an Oscar nomination for best musical score that year.
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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136598728
  • 9786136598727