E.Y. Harburg


Born
in New York, The United States
April 08, 1896

Died
March 05, 1981

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Edgar Yipsel "Yip" Harburg (born Isidore Hochberg, Yiddish: איסידור הוכברג) was an American popular song lyricist who worked with many well-known composers.

He wrote the lyrics to the standards Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? (with Jay Gorney), April in Paris, and It's Only a Paper Moon, as well as all of the songs in the 1939 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musical The Wizard of Oz, including Over the Rainbow."
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Over the Rainbow

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Rhymes for the Irreverent

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At This Point in Rhyme

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The Wizard of Oz (Movie Sel...

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The Wizard of Oz Instrument...

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Rhymes for the Irreverent

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The Yip Harburg Songbook: O...

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More books by E.Y. Harburg…
“Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue, and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true.”
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“My heart wants roots
My mind wants wings.
I cannot bear
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“Words make you think. Music makes you feel. A song makes you feel a thought.”
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