E. Desmond Lee

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    January 20, 2010

    SLSO to Dedicate Beethoven Concert to Des Lee

    umsl.eduLee, with wife Mary Ann.‚ÄčThe 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 >>

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    January 12, 2010

    St. Louis Philanthropist Des Lee Dies at 92

    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.‚ÄčAccording to a press release from his family, Lee ga ... More >>

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