Alan Jay Lerner

lyricist, playwright, screenwriter
Born: 8/31/1918
Birthplace: New York City

Lerner began his career writing radio scripts. He collaborated with composer Frederick Loewe, whom he met in 1942, on Broadway musical hits such as Brigadoon (1947), Paint Your Wagon (1951), My Fair Lady (1956; won a Tony), and Camelot (1960). Lerner also worked with the Gershwins (An American in Paris, 1951), Burton Lane (On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, 1965), and Andre Previn (Coco, 1969). Lerner and Loewe received the prestigious Kennedy Center Award in 1985.

Died: 6/14/1986

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