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 1987

Ewen, David
American songwriters. An H.W. Wilson biographical dictionary
New York: H. W. Wilson Company, 1987


The above item has biographical information on:

  Adamson, Harold (b. 1906 d. 1980)   lyricist, songwriter
  Adler, Richard (b. 1921)   composer, lyricist
  Ager, Milton (b. 1893 d. 1979)   composer, songwriter
  Ahlert, Fred E. (b. 1892 d. 1953)   cast, composer
  Arlen, Harold (b. 1905 d. 1986)   cast, composer
  Ball, Ernest R. (b. 1878 d. 1927)   composer, songwriter
  Bergman, Alan (b. 1925)   composer
  Bergman, Marilyn Keith (b. 1929)   lyricist
  Berlin, Irving (b. 1888 d. 1989)   cast, composer
  Bernstein, Leonard (b. 1918 d. 1990)   composer, conductor
  Berry, Chuck (b. 1926)   composer, lyricist
  Blake, Eubie [James Hubert] (b. 1883 d. 1983)   cast, composer
  Bock, Jerry (Lewis) (b. 1928)   composer, librettist
  Braham, David (b. 1834 d. 1905)   composer, incidental music
  Bryant, Boudleaux (b. 1920 d. 1987)   composer, country music song writer
  Bryant, Felice (b. 1925)   composer, country music song writer
  Burke, Johnny (b. 1908 d. 1964)   writer, composer
  Caesar, Irving (b. 1895)   cast, composer
  Cahn, Sammy (b. 1913 d. 1993)   cast, composer
  Carmichael, Hoagy [Hoagland Howard] (b. 1899 d. 1981)   composer, cornet
  Cash, Johnny (b. 1932)   guitar, country music singer
  Cohan, George M. [George Michael] (b. 1878 d. 1942)   author, cast
  Coleman, Cy (b. 1929)   composer, dance arranger
  Comden, Betty (b. 1915)   cast, composer
  Conrad, Con (b. 1891 d. 1938)   composer, director
  Coots, John Frederick (b. 1897 d. 1985)   piano, composer
  David, Hal (b. 1921)   composer, lyricist
  De Koven, Reginald [Henry Louis Reginald] (b. 1859 d. 1920)   composer, conductor
  De Sylva, Buddy [George Card] (b. 1895 d. 1950)   lyricist, librettist
  Denver, John (b. 1943)   guitar, singer
  Diamond, Neil (Leslie) (b. 1941)   composer, lyricist
  Dietz, Howard (b. 1896 d. 1983)   director, librettist
  Domino, Fats (b. 1928)   composer, lyricist
  Donaldson, Walter (b. 1893 d. 1947)   composer, lyricist
  Drake, Ervin Maurice (b. 1919)   composer, librettist
  Dresser, Paul [John Paul] (b. 1857 d. 1906)   composer, author
  Dubin, Al [Alfred] (b. 1891 d. 1945)   lyricist
  Duke, Vernon (b. 1903 d. 1969)   composer, lyricist
  Dylan, Bob (b. 1941)   composer, folksinger
  Ebb, Fred (b. 1932)   composer, librettist
  Edwards, Gus (b. 1879 d. 1945)   cast, composer
  Ellington (b. 1899 d. 1974)   composer, direttore d'orchestra
  Emmett, Daniel Decatur (b. 1815 d. 1904)   composer, lyricist
  Evans, Raymond Bernard (b. 1915)   lyricist
  Fain, Sammy (b. 1902 d. 1989)   author, cast
  Fields, Dorothy (b. 1905 d. 1974)   cast, composer
  Fisher, Fred (b. 1875 d. 1942)   composer, lyricist
  Forrest, George (b. 1915)   author, composer
  Foster, Stephen Collins (b. 1826 d. 1864)   bass guitar, composer
  Friml, Rudolf [Charles Rudolph] (b. 1879 d. 1972)   composer, librettist
  Gershwin, George (b. 1898)   author, cast
  Gershwin, Ira (b. 1896 d. 1983)   author, composer
  Gordon, Mack (b. 1904 d. 1959)   librettist, lyricist
  Gorney, Jay (b. 1896 d. 1990)   composer, librettist
  Green, Al (b. 1946)   soul singer, tenor sax
  Green, Johnny [John William] (b. 1908 d. 1989)   composer, music director
  Guthrie, Woody [Woodrow Wilson] (b. 1912 d. 1967)   cast, composer
  Haggard, Merle (b. 1937)   country music singer
  Hamlisch, Marvin (b. 1944)   composer, dance arranger
  Hammerstein, Oscar (Greeley Clendenning) (b. 1895 d. 1960)   cast, composer
  Handy, W.C. [William Christopher] (b. 1873 d. 1958)   additional Music, cast
  Harbach, Otto Abels (b. 1878 d. 1963)   author, composer
  Harburg, E.Y. [Edgar Yip] (b. 1898 d. 1981)   author, composer
  Harrigan, Ned [Edward] (Green) (b. 1844 d. 1911)   playwright, actor
  Harris, Charles Kassell (b. 1867 d. 1930)   composer, lyricist
  Hart, Lorenz (Milton) (b. 1895 d. 1943)   cast, director
  Henderson, Ray (b. 1896 d. 1970)   cast, composer
  Herbert, Victor (August) (b. 1859 d. 1924)   composer, conductor
  Herman, Jerry [Gerald] (b. 1933)   composer, director
  Hewitt, John Hill (b. 1801 d. 1890)   composer, poet
  Kahn, Gus (b. 1886 d. 1941)   composer, lyricist
  Kalmer, Bert (b. 1884 d. 1947)   lyricist
  Kander, John (Harold) (b. 1927)   composer, dance arranger
  Kern, Jerome (David) (b. 1885 d. 1945)   cast, composer
  King, Carole (b. 1943)   composer, lyricist
  Lane, Burton (b. 1912)   composer, lyricist
  Lerner, Alan Jay (b. 1918 d. 1986)   cast, composer
  Livingston, Jay Harold (b. 1915)   composer, lyricist
  Loesser, Frank (Henry) (b. 1910 d. 1969)   songwriter, playwright
  Loewe, Frederick (b. 1901 d. 1988)   composer, lyricist
  Mancini, Henry (b. 1924)   arranger, composer
  Marks, Edward Bennett (b. 1865 d. 1945)   music publisher
  McDonald, Harl (b. 1899 d. 1955)   composer, piano
  McHugh, Jimmy [James Francis] (b. 1894 d. 1969)   cast, composer
  Mercer, Johnny [John Herndon] (b. 1909 d. 1976)   lyricist, composer
  Merrill, Robert (b. 1921)   baritone, bass
  Monaco, James V. (b. 1885 d. 1945)   composer, lyricist
  Moore, Douglas Stuart (b. 1893 d. 1969)   composer, teacher
  Newman, Randy (b. 1943)   composer, lyricist
  Parish, Mitchell (b. 1900)   lyricist
  Porter, Cole (Albert) (b. 1891 d. 1964)   cast, composer
  Rainger, Ralph (b. 1901 d. 1942)   cast, composer
  Revel, Harry (b. 1905 d. 1958)   composer, lyricist
  Richie, Lionel (Brockman) (b. 1949)   soul singer, songwriter
  Robbins, Marty (b. 1925 d. 1982)   country music singer, vocals
  Robin, Leo (b. 1900 d. 1984)   additional Lyrics, Broadway and Hollywood lyricist
  Rodgers, Richard (Charles) (b. 1902 d. 1979)   cast, composer
  Romberg, Sigmund (b. 1887 d. 1951)   cast, composer
  Rome, Harold (Jacob) (b. 1908 d. 1993)   composer, incidental music
  Root, George Frederick (b. 1820 d. 1895)   composer, music educator
  Ruby, Harry (b. 1895 d. 1974)   author, cast
  Schmidt, Harvey (Lester) (b. 1929)   composer
  Schwartz, Arthur (b. 1900 d. 1984)   cast, composer
  Schwartz, Jean (b. 1878 d. 1956)   author, cast
  Sedaka, Neil (b. 1939)   composer, lyricist
  Sherman, Richard Morton (b. 1928)   composer
  Simon, Carly (b. 1945)   singer
  Simon, Paul (b. 1942)   composer, lyricist
  Sissle, Noble (Lee) (b. 1889 d. 1975)   cast, composer
  Sondheim, Stephen (Joshua) (b. 1930)   composer, incidental music
  Springsteen, Bruce (b. 1949)   singer
  Stern, Joseph W. (b. 1870 d. 1934)   songwriter, publisher
  Strouse, Charles (Louis) (b. 1928)   composer, librettist
  Styne, Jule (b. 1905)   composer, director
  Taylor, James (Vernon) (b. 1948)   composer, lyricist
  Thornton, James (b. 1861 d. 1938)   composer, entertainer
  Tierney, Harry (Austin) (b. 1890 d. 1965)   composer, lyricist
  Tiomkin, Dimitri (b. 1894 d. 1979)   composer, Klavier
  Van Alstyne, Egbert Anson (b. 1882 d. 1951)   songwriter, composer
  Van Heusen, Jimmy (b. 1913 d. 1990)   composer, lyricist
  Von Tilzer, Albert (b. 1878 d. 1956)   composer, songwriter
  Von Tilzer, Harry (b. 1872 d. 1946)   cast, composer
  Waller, Fats [Thomas Wright] (b. 1904 d. 1943)   cast, composer
  Warren, Harry (b. 1893 d. 1981)   songwriter
  Washington, Ned (b. 1901 d. 1976)   lyricist, songwriter
  Webster, Paul Francis (b. 1907 d. 1984)   author, lyricist
  Weill, Kurt (Julian) (b. 1900 d. 1950)   author, composer
  Whiting, Richard A. (b. 1891 d. 1938)   composer, lyricist
  Williams, Hank (b. 1923 d. 1953)   country music singer, guitar
  Willson, Meredith (b. 1902 d. 1984)   author, composer
  Wonder, Stevie (b. 1950)   composer, harmonica
  Work, Henry Clay (b. 1832 d. 1884)   composer of popular songs, composer
  Wright, Robert Craig (b. 1914)   author, cast
  Yellen, Jack (b. 1892 d. 1991)   composer, librettist
  Youmans, Vincent (Millie) (b. 1898 d. 1946)   composer, musicisti

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