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 1959

Ewen, David
Complete book of the American musical theater
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1959


The above item has biographical information on:

  Abbott, George [Francis] (b. 1887)   director, librettist
  Adamson, Harold (b. 1906 d. 1980)   lyricist, songwriter
  Adler, Larry [Lawrence] (b. 1914)   cast, harmonica
  Arlen, Harold (b. 1905 d. 1986)   cast, composer
  Berlin, Irving (b. 1888 d. 1989)   cast, composer
  Bernstein, Leonard (b. 1918 d. 1990)   composer, conductor
  Blitzstein, Marc (b. 1905 d. 1964)   author, cast
  Bolton, Guy (Reginald) (b. 1884 d. 1979)   librettist
  Bond, Frank Heddon (b. 1875 d. 1948)   organ, composer
  Braham, David (b. 1834 d. 1905)   composer, incidental music
  Brown, Lew (b. 1893 d. 1958)   cast, composer
  Buck, Gene [Eugene Edward] (b. 1885 d. 1957)   composer, librettist
  Burrows, Abe (b. 1910 d. 1985)   composer, director
  Cahn, Sammy (b. 1913 d. 1993)   cast, composer
  Caryll, Ivan (b. 1861 d. 1921)   author, composer
  Cohan, George M. [George Michael] (b. 1878 d. 1942)   author, cast
  Comden, Betty (b. 1915)   cast, composer
  Cook, Kenneth John (b. 1926)   critic, editor
  Coots, John Frederick (b. 1897 d. 1985)   piano, composer
  Crickboom, Mathieu (b. 1871 d. 1947)   violin, Violine
  Crouse, Russell (b. 1893 d. 1966)   author, librettist
  Cunningham, George Dorrington (b. 1878 d. 1948)   organ
  De Sylva, Buddy [George Card] (b. 1895 d. 1950)   lyricist, librettist
  Dietz, Howard (b. 1896 d. 1983)   director, librettist
  Duke, Vernon (b. 1903 d. 1969)   composer, lyricist
  Englaender, Ludwig (b. 1859 d. 1914)   author, composer
  Fain, Sammy (b. 1902 d. 1989)   author, cast
  Fields, Dorothy (b. 1905 d. 1974)   cast, composer
  Fields, Joseph (Albert) (b. 1895 d. 1966)   author, librettist
  Forrest, George (b. 1915)   author, 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
  Gill, Graham (b. 1898)   composer of light music
  Gorney, Jay (b. 1896 d. 1990)   composer, librettist
  Green, Adolph (b. 1915)   cast, librettist
  Hammerstein, Oscar (Greeley Clendenning) (b. 1895 d. 1960)   cast, composer
  Harbach, Otto Abels (b. 1878 d. 1963)   author, composer
  Harburg, E.Y. [Edgar Yip] (b. 1898 d. 1981)   author, composer
  Hart, Moss (b. 1904 d. 1961)   author, director
  Henderson, Ray (b. 1896 d. 1970)   cast, composer
  Herbert, Victor (August) (b. 1859 d. 1924)   composer, conductor
  Hirsch, Louis Achille (b. 1887 d. 1924)   composer, director
  Hoschna, Karl L. (b. 1877 d. 1911)   composer, oboe
  Hubbell, Raymond (b. 1879 d. 1954)   composer, lyricist
  Kahal, Irving (b. 1903 d. 1942)   lyricist, vocals
  Kaufman, George Simon (b. 1889 d. 1961)   librettist, director
  Kerker, Gustav Adolph (b. 1857 d. 1923)   author, composer
  Kern, Jerome (David) (b. 1885 d. 1945)   cast, composer
  Klein, Manuel (b. 1876 d. 1919)   composer, librettist
  La Touche, John (Treville) (b. 1917 d. 1956)   lyricist
  Lane, Burton (b. 1912)   composer, lyricist
  Lerner, Alan Jay (b. 1918 d. 1986)   cast, composer
  Lindsay, Howard (b. 1888 d. 1968)   author, cast
  Loesser, Frank (Henry) (b. 1910 d. 1969)   songwriter, playwright
  Loewe, Carl [Johann Carl Gottfried] (b. 1796 d. 1869)   composer, singer
  Luders, Gustav (Carl) (b. 1865 d. 1913)   composer, music director
  McHugh, Jimmy [James Francis] (b. 1894 d. 1969)   cast, composer
  Porter, Cole (Albert) (b. 1891 d. 1964)   cast, composer
  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
  Ruby, Harry (b. 1895 d. 1974)   author, cast
  Ryskind, Morrie (b. 1895)   author, composer
  Schwartz, Arthur (b. 1900 d. 1984)   cast, composer
  Schwartz, Jean (b. 1878 d. 1956)   author, cast
  Sloane, Alfred Baldwin (b. 1872)   composer, musician
  Smith, Harry Bache (b. 1860 d. 1936)   librettist, lyricist
  Stamper, David (b. 1883 d. 1963)   cast, composer
  Stromberg, John [Honey] (b. 1853 d. 1902)   songwriter
  Styne, Jule (b. 1905)   composer, director
  Tierney, Harry (Austin) (b. 1890 d. 1965)   composer, lyricist
  Weill, Kurt (Julian) (b. 1900 d. 1950)   author, composer
  Whiting, Richard A. (b. 1891 d. 1938)   composer, lyricist
  Wodehouse, P.G. [Pelham Grenville] (b. 1881 d. 1975)   author, librettist
  Wright, Robert Craig (b. 1914)   author, cast
  Youmans, Vincent (Millie) (b. 1898 d. 1946)   composer, musicisti

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