With lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
and music by Frederick Loewe, the musical was a huge success, to the point that it was made into a film starring Gene Kelly in 1954.
Lyricist Alan Jay Lerner
and composer Frederick Loewe, who met in The Lambs Club in New York during World War II, wrote some of the most well-loved musicals of the 20th century, from their first joint composition, 1947 show Brigadoon, later turned into a film starring Gene Kelly, to the 1974 musical film The Little Prince.
Alan Jay Lerner
, responsible for Book and Lyrics, seemed to specialise in dominated women - after all, Gigi was to follow, and perhaps there is something of him in Professor Henry Higgins, who turns Eliza into a swan.
And, to paraphrase Alan Jay Lerner
, if it wasn't joy galore, mass retailing's performance was nothing to be ashamed of.
A The Oscar-nominated song was written by Alan Jay Lerner
and Burton Lane for the 1951 movie Wedding Bells when it was sung by Jane Powell.
It was this story that inspired Hollywood composers Alan Jay Lerner
and Frederick Loewe to write the musical Brigadoon but, in 1947, a movie set in Germany was a no-no, so they relocated it to the Scottish Highlands.
His big break came when the musical team of Alan Jay Lerner
and Frederick Loewe chose him to play Lancelot in Camelot, which also starred Richard Burton and Julie Andrews.
Instead, auditions will be held in private, says the widow of the musical's co-author, Alan Jay Lerner
Charles Strouse and Arthur Schwartz; Kander & Ebb and Alan Jay Lerner
; Burton Lane and Mitchell Parish; E.
Our Cockney charmer sacrificed her three-syllabled first name in the cause of Alan Jay Lerner
's lyrics and Frederic Loewe's music so that the king could proclaim the honour he was bestowing on her without upsetting the purists.
n In 1957 Alan Jay Lerner
and Frederick Loewe premiered the stage production My Fair Lady.
Gloria Hunniford is hosting the event which aims to help the Caron Keating Foundation and the Alan Jay Lerner
Fund for Cancer Research.
Camelot, written by Alan Jay Lerner
and Frederick Loewe, when staged in 1978 at the Garland Theatre, New College, proved to be one of the most spectacular shows in the society's history.
You don't need an education to get Berlin, but for Porter (as well as Sondheim, Noel Coward, Alan Jay Lerner
, and others), a little schooling helps.