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Lorenz Hart: A Poet on Broadway

Frederick Nolan

Abstract

This book presents the public triumphs and personal tragedies of Lorenz Hart, a true genius of the American musical theatre. It is based on many years of research, and interviews with Hart's friends and collaborators one by one, including a remarkable conversation with Richard Rodgers himself. A veritable who's who of Broadway's golden age, including Joshua Logan, Gene Kelly, George Abbott, and many more, recall their uncensored and often hilarious, sometimes poignant memories of the cigar-chomping wordsmith who composed some of the best lyrics ever concocted for the Broadway stage, but who re ... More

Keywords: musical theatre, Richard Rodgers, Broadway, homosexuality, alcoholism, Harlem, Oklahoma, Lorenz Hart, Gene Kelly, George Abbott

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1996 Print ISBN-13: 9780195102895
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102895.001.0001

Authors

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Frederick Nolan, author

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