Leo Robin

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Leo Robin (April 6, 1900 – December 29, 1984)[1] was an American composer, lyricist and songwriter. He is probably best known for collaborating with Ralph Rainger on the 1938 Oscar-winning song "Thanks for the Memory," sung by Bob Hope and Shirley Ross in the film The Big Broadcast of 1938, and with Jule Styne on "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend," a song whose witty, Cole Porter style of lyric came to be identified with its famous interpreter Marilyn Monroe.

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Leo Robin
Background information
Born(1900-04-06)April 6, 1900
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DiedDecember 29, 1984(1984-12-29) (aged 84)
Woodland Hills, California, U.S.
Occupation(s)Composer, lyricist, songwriter