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Alan Jay LernerA Lyricist's Letters$
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Dominic McHugh

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199949274

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199949274.001.0001

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“Another Life”

“Another Life”

The Final Years, 1980–1986

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(p.243) Chapter 8 “Another Life”
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Alan Jay Lerner
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Dominic McHugh

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199949274.003.0008

This chapter examines Lerner’s final years, in which he moved to London and started a new life. It includes a discussion of Dance a Little Closer, his unsuccessful final musical, as well as correspondence regarding a film version of The Merry Widow, a revision of Carmelina, and a musical version of My Man Godfrey, none of which came to fruition.

Keywords:   Dance a Little Closer, Carmelina, Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe, Dance a Little Closer, My Man Godfrey, Liz Robertson

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