Alan Jay Lerner


Born
August 31, 1918

Died
June 14, 1986


Alan Jay Lerner was an American lyricist and librettist. In collaboration with Frederick Loewe, he created some of the world's most popular and enduring works of musical theatre for both the stage and on film. He won three Tony Awards and three Academy Awards, among other honors.

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My Fair Lady

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4.22 avg rating — 2,885 ratings — published 1956 — 40 editions
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Brigadoon

3.83 avg rating — 2,171 ratings — published 1947 — 10 editions
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Camelot

4.04 avg rating — 279 ratings — published 1960 — 10 editions
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The Street Where I Live: A ...

4.16 avg rating — 119 ratings — published 1978 — 10 editions
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The Musical Theatre

4.30 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1986 — 3 editions
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Paint Your Wagon

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On a Clear Day You Can See ...

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A Hymn to Him: The Lyrics o...

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Gigi

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My Fair Lady: Vocal Score

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“Don't let it be forgot, that once there was a spot, for one brief shining moment, that was known as Camelot.”
Alan Jay Lerner, Camelot: Vocal Selection

“Professor Henry Higgins: There even are places where English completely disappears. In America, they haven't used it for years!”
Alan Jay Lerner, My Fair Lady

“For a painter, the Mecca of the world, for study, for inspiration and for living is here on this star called Paris. Just look at it, no wonder so many artists have come here and called it home. Brother, if you can't paint in Paris, you'd better give up and marry the boss's daughter.”
Alan Jay Lerner
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