Edgar Yipsel Harburg (E.Y. Harburg-Yip Harburg)

Letrista, Compositor, Autor, Director

Biografia

Compositor-Letrista-Autor-Director-ProductorBroadway revistas: Earl Carroll's Sketchbook of 1929 (1929) – co-composer and co-lyricist with Jay Gorney Garrick Gaieties (1930) – contributing lyricist Earl Carroll's Vanities of 1930 (1930) – contributing songwriter The Vanderbilt Revue (1930) – contributing lyricist Ziegfeld Follies of 1931 (1931) – featured lyricist for "Mailu" Shoot the Works (1931) – contributing composer and lyricist Ballyhoo of 1932 (1932) – lyricist Americana (1932) – lyricist. The Revue include "Brother Can You Spare a Dime?" Walk A Little Faster (1932) – lyricist Ziegfeld Follies of 1934 (1934) – primary lyricist (for about half of the numbers) Life Begins at 8:40 (1934) – co-lyricist with Ira Gershwin The Show is On (1936) – featured lyricist Blue Holiday (1945) – all-Black cast – contributing composer and lyricist At Home With Ethel Waters (1953) – featured lyricist for "Happiness is Jes' a Thing Called Joe"Broadway musicales: Hooray for What! (1937) – lyricist and originator Hold on to Your Hats (1940) – lyricist Bloomer Girl (1944) – lyricist, originator and director for musical numbers Finian's Rainbow (1947) – lyricist, originator and co-bookwriter Revived in 1955, 1960, 2009 Flahooley (1951) – lyricist, originator and co-bookwriter Jamaica (1957) – lyricist, originator and co-bookwriter – Tony Nomination for Best Musical The Happiest Girl in the World (1961) – originator and lyricist to music by Jacques Offenbach and originator of the story, based on Lysistrata by Aristophanes Darling of the Day (1968) – lyricistFilms: Moonlight and Pretzels – 1933 The Singing Kid – 1936 Golddiggers of 1937 – 1936 The Wizard of Oz – 1939 At the Circus – 1939 Babes on Broadway – 1941 Ship Ahoy – 1942 Cabin in the Sky – 1943 Harburg's song "Aint It The Truth" expressing religious skepticism was removed[17] Can't Help Singing – 1944 Gay Purr-ee – 1962 Finian's Rainbow – 1968Libros: Rhymes for the Irreverent (1965) At This Point in Rhyme (1976) Over the Rainbow (2000)



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