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  • Jerry Leiber, 78, co-wrote “Hound Dog” and other hits

    August 23, 2011 | 11:12 am

    Jerry Leiber, who spoke Yiddish as his first language, was hounded by anti-Semites on the streets of Baltimore as a child, and became one of the creators of rock ‘n’ roll as half of the most celebrated songwriting duo of all time, died at 78 in Los Angeles.

    Leiber died Monday at a...