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Cafe Songbook Performer Index
(last names beginning with "L")

Only performers who currently appear on Cafe Songbook pages are included.

 

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Performance(s) on Cafe Songbook
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Bert Lahr
(born Irving Lahrheim, August 13, 1895, New York City - died December 4, 1967, age 72, New York City -- actor, comedian)

DVD cover: The Wizard of Oz
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Cleo Laine
(born Clementine Dinah Bullock, October 28, 1927,
Uxbridge, Middlesex, England -- aka Lady Dankworth and Dame Cleo Laine, jazz and pop singer)


Cleo Sings Sondheim Amazon || iTunes

Nancy LaMott
(born December 30, 1951, Midland, Michigan, US – died December 13, 1995, New York City)

Product Details
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Harold Lang
(born December 21, 1920, Daly City California, US - died July 26, 1985, Chico, California, US -- Broadway singer and dancer)

album cover: "Pal Joey"
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Frances Langford
(Born Julia Frances Newbern-Langford
April 4, 1913
Lakeland, Florida, U.S. -
died July 11, 2005 (age 92)
Jensen Beach, Florida, U.S. --
singer, actress)


Frances Langford CD cover
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Julius La Rosa
(born January 2, 1930 - 2016, Brooklyn, New York)


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Ellis Larkins
(associated with Baltimore, Maryland, US, born May 15, 1923 - died September 30, 2002 (age 79) -- jazz pianist)


album: Grand Reunion Ellis Larkins and Ruby Braff
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Yusef Lateef
(born William Emanuel Huddleston, October 9, 1920
Chattanooga, Tennessee US -- died December 23, 2013, age 93, Shutesbury, Massachusetts, US



album cover Yusef Lateef "Other Sounds"
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Gertrude Lawrence
(born Gertrude Alice Dagmar Klasen, July 4, 1898, London, England - died September 6, 1952, age 54 -- actress, singer)


Gertrude Lawrence
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Ledisi
(born Ledisi Anibade Young, March 28, 1972, New Orleans, Louisiana -- R&B and soul singer-songwriter)


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Peggy Lee
(born Norma Deloris Egstrom, May 26, 1920, Jamestown, North Dakota US - died January 21, 2002, age 81, Los Angeles, California)



album cover: Peggy Lee and Benny Goodman The Complete Recordings
Peggy Lee and Benny Goodman The Complete Recordings (1941)

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Peggy Lee
Black Coffee (1953)

Annie Lennox
(born December 25, 1954, Aberdeen, Scotland -- singer, songwriter, pianist)



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Julie London
(born Gayle Peck September 26, 1926, Santa Rosa, California, U.S. - died October 18, 2000 (age 74) Encino, California, U.S. -- jazz and pop singer)


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Jimmie Lunceford
(born June 6, 1902, Fulton, Missouri US - July 12, 1947, Seaside, Oregon, US)


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Patti Lupone
(born Patti Ann LuPone April 21, 1949, Northport, New York, U.S.)


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Brian Lynch
(born September 12, 1956, Urbana, Illinois -- jazz trumpeter)


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Vera Lynn
(born Vera Margaret Welch, March 20, 1917, East Ham, London, UK)

album cover: Vera Lynn Remembers: The Songs that Won World War II
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Performers on "L" Page
(Click name to go directly to entry)

Bert Lahr
Cleo Laine
Nancy Lamott
Harold Lang
Frances Langford
Ellis Larkins
Julius La Rosa
Yusef Lateef
Gertrude Lawrence
Ledisi
Peggy Lee
Annie Lennox
Julie London
Jimmie Lunceford
Patti Lupone
Brian Lynch
Vera Lynn
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