Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
We have less than one week to close the gap on our fiscal-year budget - please help us reach our goal by making your donation today. Thank you!

The 'Heart and Soul' of Frank Loesser

Frank Loesser, photographed in March 1957.
/ Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Frank Loesser, photographed in March 1957.

A documentary on the life of composer and lyricist Frank Loesser is about to debut on many PBS stations.

Heart & Soul: The Life and Music of Frank Loesser highlights the creative genius behind Guys and Dolls and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

Susan Loesser, daughter of the composer, tells Scott Simon what she hopes people will take away from the documentary.

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit