Frederick Eugene John "Gene" Lees (February 8, 1928 – April 22, 2010) was a Canadian music critic, biographer, lyricist, and former journalist. Lees worked as a newspaper journalist in his native Canada before moving to the United States, where he was a music critic and lyricist. His lyrics for Antonio Carlos Jobim's "Corcovado" (released as "Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars"), have been recorded by such notable singers as Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Queen Latifah, and Diana Krall. Lees married his wife Janet in 1971.

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  • Frederick Eugene John „Gene“ Lees (* 8. Februar 1928 in Hamilton, Ontario; † 22. April 2010 in Ojai, Kalifornien) war ein kanadischer Journalist, Jazzautor, Liedtexter, Sänger und Musikkritiker. (de)
  • Gene Lees était un parolier, critique de jazz et écrivain canadien. Il a aussi enregistré quelques albums comme chanteur. (fr)
  • Frederick Eugene John "Gene" Lees (February 8, 1928 – April 22, 2010) was a Canadian music critic, biographer, lyricist, and former journalist. Lees worked as a newspaper journalist in his native Canada before moving to the United States, where he was a music critic and lyricist. His lyrics for Antonio Carlos Jobim's "Corcovado" (released as "Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars"), have been recorded by such notable singers as Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Queen Latifah, and Diana Krall. Lees married his wife Janet in 1971. (en)
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  • Frederick Eugene John „Gene“ Lees (* 8. Februar 1928 in Hamilton, Ontario; † 22. April 2010 in Ojai, Kalifornien) war ein kanadischer Journalist, Jazzautor, Liedtexter, Sänger und Musikkritiker. (de)
  • Gene Lees était un parolier, critique de jazz et écrivain canadien. Il a aussi enregistré quelques albums comme chanteur. (fr)
  • Frederick Eugene John "Gene" Lees (February 8, 1928 – April 22, 2010) was a Canadian music critic, biographer, lyricist, and former journalist. Lees worked as a newspaper journalist in his native Canada before moving to the United States, where he was a music critic and lyricist. His lyrics for Antonio Carlos Jobim's "Corcovado" (released as "Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars"), have been recorded by such notable singers as Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Queen Latifah, and Diana Krall. Lees married his wife Janet in 1971. (en)
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