Carolyn Leigh

Songwriter

1926 – 1981

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Who was Carolyn Leigh?

Carolyn Leigh was an American lyricist for Broadway, movies, and popular songs. She is best known as the writer with partner Cy Coleman of the pop standards "Witchcraft" and "The Best Is Yet to Come." With Johnny Richards she wrote the million-seller "Young at Heart" for the film of the same name, starring Frank Sinatra.

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Born
Aug 21, 1926
The Bronx
Ethnicity
  • Americans
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • New York University
  • Queens College, City University of New York
  • Hunter College High School
Died
Nov 19, 1981
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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