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Tom Lehrer (b. 1928 in New York City) is an American satirist, musician, and mathematician. He is best known for recording several satirical albums in the 1950s, and despite having retired from public performing in the mid-1960s, still has a loyal following today. His songs have been performed on television shows That Was the Week That Was and The Electric Company, been made into a musical review, and are among the most requested songs on the Dr. Demento Show. Mr. Lehrer has taught at Harvard University and the University of California, Santa Cruz.
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- A Conversation with Tom Lehrer - Paul D. Lehrman interviews Lehrer about his recording lehrer, tom career.
- All Music Guide: Tom Lehrer - Biography, discography, and reviews.
- Wikipedia: Tom Lehrer - Encyclopedia entry provides biographical information and links.
- St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture: Tom Lehrer - Includes a biography, career notes, and highlights of people famous songs.
- TomLehrer.org - Information about cover recordings and the TomFoolery musical.
- Internet Archive: Tom Lehrer - Video of a 1997 performance of five mathematics-related l songs.
- Stop Clapping, This Is Serious - Article from the Sydney Morning Herald examines his views on the current state of politics, comedy, and satire.
- Tom Lehrer - An interview from the Onion AV Club.
- Tom Lehrer Music Community - LiveJournal community for discussions and links to video, audio, and pictures.
- "The Elements" - The famous song set to a Flash animation.
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