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Alan Jay Lerner

Definition of the noun alan jay lerner

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noun

  1. United States lyricist who collaborated on musicals with Frederick Loewe (1918-1986)
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of Alan Jay Lerner: Lerner
    • instance of: lyricist / lyrist = a person who writes the words for songs

Person

Who is Alan Jay Lerner?

Alan Jay Lerner was an American lyricist and librettist. In collaboration with Frederick Loewe, and later Burton Lane, he created some of the world's most popular and enduring works of musical theatre for both the stage and on film. He won three Tony Awards and three Academy Awards, among other honors.

  • also known as Lerner and Loewe
  • born on (97 years ago) in New York City, child of Edith Adelson Lerner and Joseph Jay Lerner
  • nationality: United States of America
  • education:
  • profession: Songwriter, lyricist, librettist, playwright, screenwriter
  • spouses:
  • parent of
  • died on (29 years ago) in New York City of lung cancer
  • albums: "Lyrics by Lerner: Alan Jay Lerner Performs His Own Songs", "American Songbook Series: Alan Jay Lerner", "The Little Prince (1974 film cast)", "Camelot (1982 London cast)", "Paint Your Wagon: Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack", "Camelot (1967 film cast)", "Paint Your Wagon", "An Evening With Lerner & Loewe", "My Fair Lady (Theater an der Wien)", "My Fair Lady (1961 original Berlin cast)", "Brigadoon / Lovely to Look At", "Brigadoon (1954 film cast)", "My Fair Lady", "Gigi (1958 film cast)", "My Fair Lady (1987 London studio cast)", "גבירתי הנאווה: הפקת 1986", "Gigi & An American in Paris: Original MGM Soundtrack Recordings", "My Fair Lady (1964 Israel cast)", "Brigadoon (1991 London studio cast)", "Gigi (1973 original Broadway cast)", "Gigi (1985 original London cast)", "My Fair Lady (1993 Vienna cast)", "My Fair Lady (1956 original Broadway cast)", "Gigi (1958 studio cast)", "De originele Nederlandse versie van My Fair Lady", "Camelot", "My Fair Lady: El musical", "My Fair Lady: Original Cast - 20th Anniversary Production"
  • written works: "Brigadoon", "The Street Where I Live", "A hymn to him", "My Fair Lady", "Paint Your Wagon", "Camelot", "Love Life", "Coco", "Lolita, My Love", "What's Up?", "The Day Before Spring", "Dance a Little Closer", "Carmelina", "Gigi", "The musical theatre", "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever"
  • films written:
  • film produced: Paint Your Wagon
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to Academy Award for Best Original Song - "Too Late Now" (Royal Wedding), with Burton Lane
      • nominated to Academy Award for Best Story and Screenplay - "An American in Paris"
      • Academy Award for Best Story and Screenplay - "An American in Paris"
      • nominated to Writers Guild of America Award for Best Written Musical - "An American in Paris"
      • Writers Guild of America Award for Best Written Musical - "An American in Paris"
      • nominated to Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical - "My Fair Lady", with Frederic Loewe
      • Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical - "My Fair Lady", with Frederic Loewe
      • nominated to Tony Award for Best Musical - "My Fair Lady", with Herman Levin
      • nominated to Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical - "My Fair Lady", with Frederic Loewe
      • Tony Award for Best Musical - "My Fair Lady", with Herman Levin
      • Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical - "My Fair Lady", with Frederic Loewe
      • nominated to Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay - "Gigi"
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Song of the Year - "Gigi (1958 studio cast)", with Frederic Loewe
      • nominated to Academy Award for Best Original Song - "Gigi" (Gigi), with Frederic Loewe
      • Academy Award for Best Original Song - "Gigi" (Gigi), with Frederic Loewe
      • Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay - "Gigi"
      • nominated to Writers Guild of America Award for Best Written Musical - "Gigi"
      • Writers Guild of America Award for Best Written Musical - "Gigi"
      • nominated to Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay - "My Fair Lady"
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album - "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1965 original Broadway cast)", with Burton Lane
      • nominated to Writers Guild of America Award for Best Written Musical - "My Fair Lady"
      • Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album - "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1965 original Broadway cast)" (Composers), with Burton Lane
      • nominated to Tony Award for Best Original Score - "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever", with Burton Lane
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song - "If Ever I Would Leave You" (Camelot), with Frederic Loewe
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song - "If Ever I Would Leave You" (Camelot), with Frederic Loewe
      • nominated to Writers Guild of America Award for Best Written Musical - "Camelot"
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy - "Paint Your Wagon"
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - "The Little Prince"
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song - "I Never Met a Rose" (The Little Prince), with Frederic Loewe
      • nominated to Tony Award for Best Original Score - "Gigi", with Frederic Loewe
      • nominated to Academy Award for Best Original Song Score - "The Little Prince", with Douglas Gamley, Angela Morley, Frederic Loewe
      • nominated to Academy Award for Best Original Song - "Little Prince" (The Little Prince), with Frederic Loewe
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy - "The Little Prince", with Stanley Donen & Frederic Loewe
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - "The Little Prince"
      • Tony Award for Best Original Score - "Gigi", with Frederic Loewe
      • nominated to Tony Award for Best Original Score - "Carmelina", with Burton Lane

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Google previewOxford Dictionary of Medical Quotations (2004)

by Peter McDonald

La Philosophie de la Chirurgie Foreword Alan Jay Lerner 1918–86 US lyricist and playwright Just think of the American Medical Association coming out against living in the past. On a Clear Day you Can See Forever Alain René Lesage ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Musical Theatre (2009)

by Stanley Green

Presented by Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner, & Moss Hart; directed by Hart; choreographed by Hanya Holm; settings, Oliver Smith; costumes, Adrian, Tony Duquette; lighting, Feder; music director, Franz Allers; orchestrations, Robert ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Motion Picture Sound (2001)

by Marty McGee

Crew: George Cukor Director; Alan Jay Lerner Screenwriter (based on Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw); Jack L. Warner Producer; Frederick Loewe, Lyricist , Music; Harry Stradling Cinematography; William Ziegler Film Editor; Gene Allen, Cecil ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Quotations by Subject (2010)

by Susan Ratcliffe

Alan Jay Lerner ...

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Coughing in the theater is not a respiratory ailment. It is a criticism. (Alan Jay Lerner)
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