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The world of musical comedy : the story of the American musical stage as told through the careers of its foremost composers and lyricists

Author: Stanley Green
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Da Capo Press, [1984], ©1980.
Series: Da Capo paperback.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 4th ed., rev. and enlView all editions and formats
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"Acclaimed through three editions for its uniquely informative and entertaining style, this fourth edition of Stanley Green's World of Musical Comedy updates and enlarges the theatrical scope to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Green
ISBN: 0306802074 9780306802072
OCLC Number: 10277647
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: San Diego : A.S. Barnes, 1980.
"Supplemented with author corrections"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Description: xiv, 480 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: * Foreword by Deems Taylor * Prologue * Victor Herbert * George M. Cohan * Rudolf Friml, Otto Harbach * Sigmund Romberg * Jerome Kern * Irving Berlin * George and Ira Gershwin * Vincent Youmans * Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart * B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown and Ray Henderson * Cole Porter * Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz, Dorothy Fields * E.Y. Harburg, Vernon Duke, Harold Arlen, Burton Lane * Harold Rome * Kurt Weill * Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II * Leonard Bernstein * Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe * Jule Styne, Betty Comden and Adolph Green * Frank Loesser, Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, Meredith Wilson * Bob Merrill * Stephen Sondheim * Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick * Charles Strouse, Lee Adams, Martin Charnin * Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh, Michael Stewart * Jerry Herman * John Kander and Fred Ebb * Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt; Mitch Leigh and Joe Darion; Galt Mac Dermot; Burt Bacharach and Hal David * Sherman Edwards; Gretchen Cryer and Nancy Ford; Gary Geld and Peter Udell; Stephen Schwartz * Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey; Charlie Smalls; Marvin Hamlisch, Edward Kleban, Carole Bayer Sager; Elizabeth Swados; Carol Hall
Series Title: Da Capo paperback.
Responsibility: Stanley Green.
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