- Name: Les Baxter
- Born: 03/14/1922
- Died: 01/15/1996 (73 years old)
- Occupation: Music arranger, composer
Leslie Thompson Baxter (March 14, 1922 – January 15, 1996) was an American musician and composer. After working as an arranger and composer for swing bands, he developed his own style of easy listening music, known as exotica.
Birth Name: Leslie Thompson Baxter
Alias: Leslie Thompson Baxter
Genre: Lounge music, exotica
Birth Place: Mexia, Texas, U.S.
Death Place: Newport Beach, California, U.S.