E. Y. Harburg papers 1936-1981


E. Y. Harburg papers 1936-1981

E.Y. "Yip" Harburg, Academy Award winning lyricist, created the lyrics for the Academy Award winning film , as well as the Broadway shows , , and . Among his principal collaborators were Harold Arlen, Vernon Duke, Burton Lane, Arthur Schwartz and Jerome Kern. He died in Los Angeles in 1981. The papers consists mainly of scripts, correspondence, music, lyrics, clippings, notes, speeches, biographies, and articles. The Wizard of Oz Finian's Rainbow Bloomer Girl Flahooley

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