Alan Jay Lerner

a biography
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Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-, Librettists -- United States -- Biography, Lyricists -- United States -- Biog

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StatementEdward Jablonski.
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LC ClassificationsML423.L3 J3 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 345 p., [16] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL801298M
ISBN 100805040765
LC Control Number95037656

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31,New York, N.Y., U.S.—died JNew York, N.Y.), American librettist and lyricist who collaborated with composer Frederick Loewe on the hit Broadway musicals Brigadoon (), Paint Your Wagon (), My Fair Lady (), and Camelot () and the film Gigi ().

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Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Alan Jay Lerner books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Alan Jay Lerner was an American librettist and lyricist who along with Frederick Loewe created some of the most renowned and enduring works of musical theatre. He started his musical career by creating lyrics for Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding musical show.

Playwright/lyricist Alan Jay Lerner was born into a wealthy New York City retailing family. His professional association with Frederick Loewe started in when they teamed up to write "Life of the Party".

Their first Broadway success was the musical fantasy "Brigadoon." Lerner adapted work for the screen (Brigadoon ()) and earned two Oscars as the screenplay.

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His professional association with Frederick Loewe started in when they teamed up to write "Life of the Party". Their first Broadway success was the musical fantasy "Brigadoon." Lerner adapted work for the screen (Brigadoon ()) and Occupation: Soundtrack, Writer, Music Department.

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The man behind "I Could Have Danced all Night" and "Almost Like Being in Love", lyricist Alan Jay Lerner () is widely regarded as one of the most important figures of the American musical stage.

In penning the lyrics to some of the most well-known and beloved Broadway shows, including Brigadoon, Paint Your Wagon, My Fair Lady, and Camelot, Lerner worked.

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Alan Jay Lerner: Alan Jay Lerner: A Biography by Edward Jablonski. Basic Information. Born: AugNew York City. Died: JNew York City. Primary songwriting role: lyricist; also book and screenplay writer. Co-writers: chiefly Frederick Loewe, Burton Lane, Leonard Bernstein, and Kurt Weill.

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Inmeanwhile, Crawford had what would be her biggest success ever with Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe’s Brigadoon. Lerner and Crawford were ready to jump into another musical. Loewe, though, turned them down; he seems to have disliked working with Lerner, reuniting only when his bank account required.

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Editorial Reviews. In this bloodless biography, Jablonski chronicles the life and career of the noted lyricist and screenwriter Alan Jay Lerner () from his earliest project, the Harvard Hasty Pudding Club production of So Proudly We Hail, to his last show, Dance A Little Closer, a dismal failure that closed after opening night in Pages: Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner Music by Frederick Loewe Book Adapted by David Lee Directed by Dennis Jones Original Production Directed and Staged by Moss Hart Based on The Once and Future King by T.H.

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The musical theatre: a celebration by Alan Jay Lerner (Book) 20 editions published between and in English and Japanese and held by 1, WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Alan Jay Lerner papers, Alan Jay Lerner was an American lyricist, librettist, playwright and screenwriter. The papers include stage scripts and screenplays in multiple drafts, music, correspondence, photographs, writings, programs, biographical.

Composer and Lyricist. On a Clear Day You Can See Forever. 25 PhotosFrom My Fair Lady to Gigi: 25 Playbills Alan Jay Lerner Brought to : Lyricist Alan Jay Lerner and his partner, Frederick Loewe, became synonymous with the blockbuster Broadway musical.

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