Jerry Leiber


Born: 4/25/1933 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Died: 8/22/2011
Age: 78
Cause of death: cardiopulmonary failure

Full name: Jerome Leiber
Noted For: pop songwriter; hits (all co-written with Mike Stoller) include "Hound Dog" (1953), "Yakety Yak" (1958), "There Goes My Baby" (1959), "Kansas City" (1959), and "Stand By Me" (1960, also co-written by Ben E. King).

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