umsl.eduLee, with wife Mary Ann.The Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra has just announced that it plans to dedicate its all-Beethoven concert on Saturday, January 30 to longtime benefactor E. Desmond "Des" Lee who died last week.Lee, who was 92, donated more than $70 million during his career as a ph ... More >>
E. Desmond "Des" Lee, a lifelong Missourian and successful entrepreneur who leveraged his business success to fund arts and education, died today at St. John's Hospital. He was 92.umsl.eduE. Desmond "Des" Lee (1917-2010) with his wife, Mary Ann.According to a press release from his family, Lee ga ... More >>
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