Alan Jay Lerner

Playwright, Theatrical Lyricist

1918 – 1986

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Who was Alan Jay Lerner?

Alan Jay Lerner was an American lyricist and librettist. In collaboration with Frederick Loewe,and later Burton Lane, he created some of the world's most popular and enduring works of musical theatre for both the stage and on film. He won three Tony Awards and three Academy Awards, among other honors.

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Born
Aug 31, 1918
New York City
Also known as
  • Lerner and Loewe
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Education
  • Harvard University
  • Juilliard School
  • Choate Rosemary Hall
  • Bedales School
Lived in
  • New York City
Died
Jun 14, 1986
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013