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 1980

Green, Stanley
Taylor, Deems
The world of musical comedy.
The story of the American musical stage. As told through the careers of its foremost composers and lyricist.
Foreword by Deems Taylor
San Diego: A. S. Barnes, 1980, 391 p.


The above item has biographical information on:

  Adams, Lee (b. 1924)   composer, librettist
  Adler, Richard (b. 1921)   composer, lyricist
  Arlen, Harold (b. 1905 d. 1986)   cast, composer
  Bacharach, Burt F. (b. 1928)   composer
  Berlin, Irving (b. 1888 d. 1989)   cast, composer
  Bernstein, Leonard (b. 1918 d. 1990)   composer, conductor
  Bock, Jerry (Lewis) (b. 1928)   composer, librettist
  Brown, Lew (b. 1893 d. 1958)   cast, composer
  Casey, Warren (b. 1935)   composer, librettist
  Charnin, Martin (b. 1934)   cast, composer
  Cohan, George M. [George Michael] (b. 1878 d. 1942)   author, cast
  Coleman, Cy (b. 1929)   composer, dance arranger
  Comden, Betty (b. 1915)   cast, composer
  Criyer, Gretchen (b. 1935)   lyricist, librettist
  Darion, Joseph (b. 1917)   composer, librettist
  David, Hal (b. 1921)   composer, lyricist
  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
  Ebb, Fred (b. 1932)   composer, librettist
  Edwards, Sherman (b. 1919 d. 1981)   composer, lyricist
  Fields, Dorothy (b. 1905 d. 1974)   cast, composer
  Ford, Nancy (b. 1935)   additional Music, arranger
  Friml, Rudolf [Charles Rudolph] (b. 1879 d. 1972)   composer, librettist
  Geld, Gary (b. 1935)   composer
  Gershwin, George (b. 1898)   author, cast
  Gershwin, Ira (b. 1896 d. 1983)   author, composer
  Green, Adolph (b. 1915)   cast, librettist
  Hall, Carol (b. 1936)   songwriter
  Hamlisch, Marvin (b. 1944)   composer, dance arranger
  Hammerstein, Oscar (Greeley Clendenning) (b. 1895 d. 1960)   cast, composer
  Harburg, E.Y. [Edgar Yip] (b. 1898 d. 1981)   author, composer
  Harnick, Sheldon (Mayer) (b. 1924)   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
  Jacobs, Jim [James Harold] (b. 1942)   composer, lyricist
  Jones, Tom (b. 1928)   lyricist
  Kander, John (Harold) (b. 1927)   composer, dance arranger
  Kern, Jerome (David) (b. 1885 d. 1945)   cast, composer
  Kleban, Edward (b. 1939)   composer, lyricist
  Lane, Burton (b. 1912)   composer, lyricist
  Leigh, Carolyn (b. 1926 d. 1983)   librettist, lyricist
  Leigh, Mitch (b. 1928)   composer, producer
  Lerner, Alan Jay (b. 1918 d. 1986)   cast, composer
  Loesser, Frank (Henry) (b. 1910 d. 1969)   songwriter, playwright
  Loewe, Frederick (b. 1901 d. 1988)   composer, lyricist
  Macdermot, Galt (Arthur Terence) (b. 1929)   composer, electric piano
  Merrill, Robert (b. 1921)   baritone, bass
  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
  Ross, Jerry (b. 1926 d. 1955)   cast, composer
  Sager, Carole Bayer (b. 1944)   composer, lyricist
  Schmidt, Harvey (Lester) (b. 1929)   composer
  Schwartz, Arthur (b. 1900 d. 1984)   cast, composer
  Schwartz, Stephen Lawrence (b. 1948)   composer
  Smalls, Charlie (b. 1943 d. 1987)   composer, lyricist
  Sondheim, Stephen (Joshua) (b. 1930)   composer, incidental music
  Stewart, Michael (b. 1929 d. 1987)   librettist, lyricist
  Strouse, Charles (Louis) (b. 1928)   composer, librettist
  Styne, Jule (b. 1905)   composer, director
  Swados, Elizabeth (b. 1951)   additional Lyrics, cast
  Udell, Peter David (b. 1934)   librettist, lyricist
  Weill, Kurt (Julian) (b. 1900 d. 1950)   author, composer
  Willson, Meredith (b. 1902 d. 1984)   author, composer
  Youmans, Vincent (Millie) (b. 1898 d. 1946)   composer, musicisti

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