Dorothy Fields

Playwright, Composer

1905 – 1974

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Who was Dorothy Fields?

Dorothy Fields was an American librettist and lyricist.

She wrote over 400 songs for Broadway musicals and films. Along with Ann Ronell, Dana Suesse, Bernice Petkere, and Kay Swift, she was one of the first successful Tin Pan Alley and Hollywood female songwriters.

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Born
Jul 15, 1905
Allenhurst
Also known as
  • Dorothy
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Lived in
  • New York City
Died
Mar 28, 1974
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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