Ted L. Koehler (July 14, 1894 – January 17, 1973) was an American lyricist. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972.
Koehler was born in 1894 in Washington, D.C.
He started out as a photo-engraver, but was attracted to the music business, where he started out as a theater pianist for silent films.
He moved on to write for vaudeville and Broadway theatre, and he also produced nightclub shows.