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Alan Jay Lerner: a lyricist's letters

Author: Dominic McHugh
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the lyricist of musicals like My Fair Lady and Gigi, Alan Jay Lerner remains an important figure in Broadway and Hollywood history. In this rich collection of correspondence, author Dominic McHugh  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Alan Jay Lerner: a lyricist's letters
(DLC) 2014001790
(OCoLC)869141242
Named Person: Alan Jay Lerner; Alan Jay Lerner; Alan Jay Lerner
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dominic McHugh
ISBN: 9780199949281 019994928X
OCLC Number: 882915184
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: "From this day on": the rise of the playwright-lyricist, 1918-51 --
"Open your eyes": Lerner without Loewe and the MGM years, 1952-55 --
"You did it": My fair lady, Gigi and beyond, 1955-58 --
"One brief shining moment": changing partners, 1959-64 --
"Rise and look around you": from Clear day to Coco, 1965-70 --
"Matters of consequence": collaborations old and new, 1970-74 --
"I remember it well": old friends, 1975-80 --
"Another life": the final years, 1980-86.
Responsibility: edited with commentary by Dominic McHugh.
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