ALAN JAY LERNER wrote these plays with Frederick Loewe: Life of the Party, What’s Up, The Day Before Spring, Brigadoon, Paint Your Wagon, My Fair Lady, Camelot, Gigi. He also wrote Love Life with Kurt Weill, On A Clear Day You Can See Forever and Carmelina with Burton Lane, Coco with Andre Previn, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue with Leonard Bernstein and Dance a Little Closer with Charles Strouse. He wrote the libretto and/or lyrics for the following films: An American in Paris, Gigi, The Little Prince, The Royal Wedding and film versions of his plays. He wrote two books – On the Street Where I Live and The Musical Theatre: A Celebration. Mr. Lerner died in 1986.
FREDERICK LOEWE (Music), a child prodigy at four, made his concert debut with the Berlin Symphony at 13. He came to America in 1923. In 1942, Loewe approached Alan Jay Lerner in New York and said he would like to collaborate with him on a musical show. The two went on to enjoy a notable partnership resulting in the stage musicals Day Before Spring, Brigadoon, Paint Your Wagon, My Fair Lady, Camelot and the films Gigi and The Little Prince and the stage version of Gigi. Mr. Loewe died on February 14, 1988 at 88, the winner of several Tony and Oscar awards
Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe
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