Jerry Leiber

Jerry Leiber, the rock 'n' roll songwriter who, with Mike Stoller, penned hit after hit between the 1950s and the 1970s — including "Stand By Me," "Jailhouse Rock," "On Broadway" and many others — has died of cardiac failure at the age of 78, Rolling Stone reported.

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  • Born: Apr 25, 1933 in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Death: Aug 22, 2011