Found 12 collections related to Lyricists -- United States

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
Benjamin, Bennie
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 604
1.42 linear feet (5 boxes)
Claude A. "Bennie" Benjamin was was a well-known lyricist of popular songs from 1941 until his death in 1989. This collection comprises biographical information, correspondence, sheet music, printed material, and four scrapbooks. The scrapbooks... more
Ragni, Gerome
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-027
13 linear feet (14 boxes )
Gerome Ragni (1935-1991) was a stage actor and musical theater lyricist and librettist active from the 1950s through the 1980s, who achieved renown as one of the authors and original stars of the musical, Hair (1968). Born Jerome Bernard Ragni in... more
Polshek, Ellyn
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-012
1.09 linear feet (3 boxes)
Yip Harburg (1896-1981, née Isidore Hochberg) was an American lyricist best known for the Oscar winning song Over the Rainbow. The Ellyn Polshek collection of materials about Yip Harburg, dated 1977 to 2005, holds a... more
Ruby, Harry
Music Division | JPB 11-18
1.8 linear feet (6 boxes)
Harry Ruby was an American composer, songwriter, librettist and screenwriter. This collection documents Ruby's personal and professional life through scrapbooks, press clippings, musical scores, songbooks and sheet music, publishing and copyright... more
Comden, Betty
Music Division | JPB 03-22
2 linear feet. linear feet (8 boxes)
Betty Comden, lyricist and part of the creative team of Comden and Green, wrote lyrics for many Broadway shows from 1940 until 1990. The collections consists of vocal scores, parts and sketches for musicals of which Comden and Green were part of... more
Leigh, Carolyn, 1926-1983
Music Division | JPB 03-17
1.5 linear feet. (6 boxes)
Carolyn Leigh, lyricist, wrote lyrics for many well-known Broadway productions including Peter Pan, How Now Dow Jones, Little Me and more
Dietz, Howard, 1896-1983
Music Division | JPB 06-31
5 linear feet (9 boxes)
Howard Dietz was a musical theater lyricist and motion picture publicist. This collection contains mainly material on his 1974 autobiography, Dancing in the Dark: Words by Howard Dietz, such as background research... more
Stewart, Michael, 1929-1987
Music Division | JPB 03-23
15 linear feet (13 boxes)
Michael Stewart (nee Rubin), librettist, lyricist, playwright, and novelist, was born in New York City, where he attended Queens College. He received a Master of Fine Arts in drama from Yale in 1953. Prior to his work on Broadway, Stewart wrote... more
Ronell, Ann
Music Division | JPB 02-1
8.5 linear feet (26 boxes)
Ann Ronell was a songwriter and lyricist who had an extensive career working on film scores and in musical theater in numerous capacities. The Papers include material pertaining to her professional activities along with some personal... more
Ebb, Fred
Music Division | LPA Mss 2005-001
86 linear feet (109 boxes)
Fred Ebb was a lyricist and librettist for Broadway musicals and motion picture and television projects. With composer John Kander, Ebb wrote scores for many acclaimed successful musicals. This collection contains scripts, scores and production... more
LaChiusa, Michael John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-017
31.95 linear feet (79 boxes, 3 volumes, 1 tube); 237.1 mb (972 computer files)
Michael John LaChiusa is an American composer, lyricist, and librettist working in musical theater and opera. His papers (1970s-2015) document the development and performance of his original operas and musicals, his collaborations with other... more
Myers, Henry, 1893-1975
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-MSS 2012-016
9.56 linear feet (26 boxes)
Henry Myers (1893-1975) was an American writer and lyricist who wrote in many genres of fiction including plays, musicals, motion pictures, revues, and novels. Before becoming a writer, Myers was a composer and classical pianist. The Henry Myers... more