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Yip Harburg : legendary lyricist and human rights activist

Author: Harriet Hyman Alonso
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, ©2012.
Series: Music:interview.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A new interview-based biography of The Wizard of Oz lyricist|

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: E Y Harburg; E Y Harburg
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harriet Hyman Alonso
ISBN: 9780819571281 0819571288 9780819571243 0819571245
OCLC Number: 784125161
Description: xiii, 305 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: What's in a name? --
Early years --
Brother, can you spare a dime? --
A pause for Jay Gorney --
Yip's path to show business success --
A pause for Vernon Duke --
From Hollywood to Oz and back --
A pause for Harold Arlen --
Human rights activism takes center stage --
A pause for Agnes de Mille --
Yip's case study of Finian's rainbow --
A pause for Burton Lane --
Anger, frustration, and persistence during the McCarthy years --
A pause for friendship during hard times --
The new old Yip --
Appendix. Musicals, films and songs.
Series Title: Music:interview.
Responsibility: Harriet Hyman Alonso.

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a good portrait of that picturesque leprechaun of a fellow who followed a crock of gold past that paper moon to somewhere over the rainbow. Steven Suskin, "Playbill""

 
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