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Lorenz Hart: A Poet on Broadway

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Lorenz Hart: A Poet on Broadway presents the public triumphs of a true genius of the American musical theatre, and the personal tragedies of a man his friend the singer Mabel Mercer described as "the saddest man I ever knew." Author Frederick Nolan began researching this definitive biography in 1968, tracking down and interviewing Hart's friends and collaborators one by on ...more
Paperback, 416 pages
Published October 1st 1995 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published January 1st 1994)
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Half of the immortal Rogers & Hart, Larry Hart was a diminutive man who struggled with his sexuality. His life was in utter disarray, but he is known as the greatest lyricist in the history of the musical theatre.
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Frederick William Nolan is an English editor and writer, mostly known as Frederick Nolan, but also using the pen names Donald Severn, Daniel Rockfern, Christine McGuire and Frederick H. Christian.

He was educated in Liverpool and Aberaeron, Wales. At the age of twenty one, he began the researches that established him as one of England's leading authorities on the American West. In 1954 he was co-fo
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