Trentlage's most famous contribution was the Oscar Mayer Wiener jingle.
Mr. Trentlage’s may not be a household name, but generations know his work writing advertising jingles for companies such as Oscar Mayer and McDonald’s.
The advertising industry said goodbye this week to a very successful, if largely unknown, creative voice with the passing of Richard D. Trentlage, who died on Sept. 21 at the age of 87 in a suburb of Chicago. Trentlage was never a h...
The Oscar Mayer song was one of the country’s best-known advertising jingles for half a century.