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Monday, February 6, 2017
R.I.P: Former Baltimore Radio Personality Les Alexander
Les Alexander, a WCAO 600 AM disc jockey who was a well-known on-air personality in the rock 'n' roll era of the 1960s and early '70s, died Jan. 27 at the Commons at Brightmore, a Wilmington, N.C., retirement community.
Alexander Leslie Paternotte, who was known professionally as Les "The Beard" Alexander, was born in Stamford, Conn. He completed his freshman year at Princeton University and developed an interest in radio at the campus station, WPRB. He enlisted in the Army and served in Europe during World War II.