Jerry Leiber, 78

The songwriter <a href="http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/culturemonster/2011/08/songwriter-jerry-leiber-dead-at-78.html">died in August</a> from cardiopulmonary failure. Leiber, above left, and his partner Mike Stoller, right, penned a number of hit pop songs. The duo eventually gained fame on Broadway for the 1995 hit "Smokey Joe's Cafe," a revue dedicated to their music.
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( Al Seib / Los Angeles Times )

The songwriter died in August from cardiopulmonary failure. Leiber, above left, and his partner Mike Stoller, right, penned a number of hit pop songs. The duo eventually gained fame on Broadway for the 1995 hit "Smokey Joe's Cafe," a revue dedicated to their music.

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