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Who put the rainbow in the Wizard of Oz? : Yip Harburg, lyricist

Author: Harold Meyerson; Ernest Harburg
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many of us can sing along with Dorothy when she imagines a place "Over the Rainbow." And we all remember the Depression-era classic "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" But very few can name the man who put the words to these celebrated hallmarks of American music - Yip Harburg. Five hundred songs spanning a fifty-year career attest to the brilliance of this legendary figure. Plunge into this scrupulously documented
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Meyerson, Harold.
Who put the rainbow in the Wizard of Oz?
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)608101137
Online version:
Meyerson, Harold.
Who put the rainbow in the Wizard of Oz?
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)622670058
Named Person: E Y Harburg; E Y Harburg; Edgar Y Harburg; Edgar Y Harburg
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Meyerson; Ernest Harburg
ISBN: 0472104829 9780472104826 0472083120 9780472083121
OCLC Number: 28675658
Description: xvi, 454 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: Yip on Being a Lyricist --
Ch. 1. Roots: Russian, jewish, New York City --
Ch. 2. Yip's Apprenticeship: Becoming a Lyricist --
Ch. 3. Review of Revues --
Ch. 4. Give My Regards to Broadway --
Ch. 5. The Wizard of Oz: Broadway in Hollywood --
Ch. 6. From Oz to New Musical Theater --
Ch. 7. Bloomer Girl and the New Musical --
Ch. 8. Finian's Rainbow --
Ch. 9. Flahooley, Jamaica, and the Blacklist --
Ch. 10. The Sixties and the Sunset Years --
Epilogue: Yip on Cosmic Mysteries --
Appendix 1 Musical Theater: Plays and Songs of E.Y. Harburg --
Appendix 2 Film Songs --
Appendix 3 Radio and Television Shows and Songs --
Appendix 4 Alphabetical List of Yip Harburg's Song Titles (537) --
Appendix 5 Selected Discography.
Responsibility: Harold Meyerson and Ernie Harburg, with the assistance of Arthur Perlman.
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