Edgar Leslie (December 31, 1885 – January 22, 1976) was an American songwriter. He was born in Stamford, Connecticut. His first song, "Lonesome" (1909), was an immediate success, recorded by the Haydn Quartet and again by Byron G. Harlan. Other notable artists recorded his early works. Among them were Nat M. Wills, Julian Rose, Belle Baker, Lew Dockstader, James Barton and Joe Welch.
- Tin Pan Alley: an encyclopedia of the golden age of American song by David A. Jasen, (New York: Routledge, 2003.) p. 248-249
- Edgar Leslie biography. songwritershalloffame.org. Retrieved: April 29, 2013.
- Edgar Leslie song catalog. songwritershalloffame.org. Retrieved: April 29, 2013.
- Edgar Leslie at Allmusic.
- Edgar Leslie at the Sheet Music Consortium.
- Edgar Leslie in July 15, 1967 edition of Billboard.
- Edgar Leslie on Victor Records.
- Edgar Leslie on Edison Records.
- Edgar Leslie at the Internet Archive
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