Arlen, Harold, 1905-1986

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1905-02-15
Death 1986-04-23
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Harold Arlen, composer was born in Buffalo, New York in 1905. He composed the music for such well-known songs as: "Over the Rainbow", "Stormy Weather", "That Old Black Magic", and "Blues in the Night". Among his collaborators were: E. Y. Harburg, Johnny Mercer, Ira Gershwin, Dorothy Fields and Leo Robbin.

From the guide to the Harold Arlen papers, 1947-1967, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)

Harold Arlen, composer.

From the description of House of flowers: typescript, n.d. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122598282

Harold Arlen, composer was born in Buffalo, New York in 1905.

He composed the music for such well-known songs as: "Over the Rainbow", "Stormy Weather", "That Old Black Magic", and "Blues in the Night". Among his collaborators were: E. Y. Harburg, Johnny Mercer, Ira Gershwin, Dorothy Fields and Leo Robbin.

From the description of Papers, 1947-1967. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517481

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Subjects:

  • Playwriting
  • Motion picture authorship
  • Musical revues, comedies, etc.--Excerpts
  • Revues
  • Musical theater
  • Jazz
  • Musical revues, comedies, etc.--Excerpts--Parts
  • Musical revues, comedies, etc.--Excerpts--Vocal scores with piano
  • Musicals--Vocal scores without accompaniment
  • Popular music--1941-1950
  • Musicals--Librettos
  • Man-woman relationships--Drama
  • Musicals
  • Songs (Medium voice) with orchestra--Parts
  • Music--Manuscripts
  • Orchestral music, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Prostitution--Drama
  • Musical sketches

Occupations:

  • Performer

Places:

  • New York (State)--New York (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--New York (as recorded)