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Former Radio Executive, Songwriter Stanley Joseloff Dies

October 2, 1989

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ Stanley S. Joseloff, a former radio executive, advertising man, entrepreneur and songwriter whose song ″Dear Arabella″ was a World War II hit, has died. He was 82.

He died Sunday at Yale-New Haven Hospital after a brief illness.

Joseloff was legal counsel to Broadway producers Lee and J.J. Shubert and produced several radio shows, including ″The Eddie Cantor NBC Radio Hour″ and ″The Life of Riley.″

During World War II, he was chief of programs for the Pacific Theater for the Office of War Information.

Joseloff, a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, was a radio commercial writer and later program and talent director for the Young and Rubicam advertising agency and head of the radio department at the Brow advertising agency.

His ″Dear Arabella″ was recorded by the Glenn Miller orchestra.

A native of East Norwalk, Joseff was a graduate of Harvard University and Yale Law School.

He is survived by his wife, Pearl, of Branford, a daughter, two sons, two sisters and two grandchildren. Funeral services were scheduled Tuesday.

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