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American songwriters : an H.W. Wilson biographical dictionary

Author: David Ewen
Publisher: New York : H.W. Wilson, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains 146 biographies of the composers and lyricists who have earned an enduring place in the history of the American popular song.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biography Dictionaries
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Ewen
ISBN: 0824207440 9780824207441
OCLC Number: 14357785
Description: xi, 489 pages : portraits ; 26 cm
Contents: Lee Adams --
Harold Adamson --
Richard Adler --
Milton Ager --
Fred E. Ahlert --
Harold Arlen --
Burt Bacharach --
Ernest R. Ball --
Alan Bergman --
Marilyn Bergman --
Irving Berlin --
Leonard Bernstein --
Chuck Berry --
Eubie Blake --
James A. Bland --
Jerry Bock --
David Braham --
Lew Brown --
Nacio Herb Brown --
Boudleaux Bryant --
Felice Bryant --
Johnny Burke --
Irving Caesar --
Sammy Cahn --
Hoagy Carmicheal --
Johnny Cash --
George M. Cohan --
Cy Coleman --
Betty Comden --
Con Conrad --
J. Fred Coots --
Hal David --
Reginald De Koven --
B.G. De Sylva --
John Denver --
Neil Diamond. Howard Dietz --
Fats Domino --
Walter Donaldson --
Ervin Drake --
Paul Dresser --
Al Dubin --
Vernon Duke --
Bob Dylan --
Fred Ebb --
Gus Edwards --
Duke Ellington --
Dan Emmett --
Ray Evans --
Sammy Fain --
Dorothy Fields --
Fred Fisher --
George Forrest --
Stephen Foster --
Arthur Freed --
Rudolf Friml --
George Gershwin --
Ira Gershwin --
Mack Gordon --
Jay Gorney --
Adolph Green --
Johnny Green --
Woody Guthrie --
Merle Haggard --
Marvin Hamlish --
Oscar Hammerstien II --
W.C. Handy --
Otto Harbach --
E.Y. Harburg --
Ned Harrigan --
Charles K(assell) Harris --
Lorenz Hart --
Ray Henderson. Victor Herbert --
Jerry Herman --
John Hill Hewitt --
Billy Joel --
Tom Jones --
Gus Kahn --
Bert Kalmar --
John Kander --
Jerome Kern --
Carole King --
-Kris Kristofferson --
Burton Lane --
Carolyn Leigh --
Alan Jay Lerner --
Jay Livingston --
Frank Loesser --
Frederick Loewe --
Jimmy McHugh --
Henry Mancini --
Edward B. Marks --
Johnny Mercer --
Bob Merrill --
Roger Miller --
Jimmy Monaco --
Randy Newman --
Mitchell Parish --
Cole Porter --
Ralph Rainger --
Harry Revel --
Lionel Richie --
Marty Robbins --
Leo Robin --
Richard Rodgers --
Sigmund Romberg --
Harold Rome. George Frederick Root --
Harry Ruby --
Harvey Schmidt --
Arthur Schwartz --
Jean Schwartz --
Neil Sedaka --
Richard M. Sherman --
Robert B. Sherman --
David Shire --
Carly Simon --
Paul Simon --
Noble Sissle --
Stephen Sondheim --
Bruce Springsteen --
Joseph W. Stern --
Charles Strouse --
Jule Styne --
James Taylor --
James Thornton --
Harry (Austin) Tierney --
Dimitri Tiomkin --
Egbert Van Alstyne --
James Van Heusen --
Albert Von Tilzer --
Harry Von Tiler --
Fats Waller --
Harry Warren --
Ned Washington --
Paul Francis Webster --
Kurt Weill --
Richard Whiting --
Hank Williams --
Meredith Wilson. Stevie Wonder --
Henry Clay Work --
Robert Wright --
Jack Yellen --
Vincent Youmans.
Responsibility: by David Ewen.

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Contains 146 biographies of the composers and lyricists who have earned an enduring place in the history of the American popular song.

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