E.Y. “Yip” Harburg

E.Y. “Yip” Harburg

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 5 Mar 1981 (aged 82)
West Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Memorial ID 6817310 · View Source
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Composer, Lyricist, Writer. He collaborated with many great Hollywood composers of stage and film. He worked with Jay Gorney, Vernon Duke, Johnny Mercer and Harold Arlen. He wrote the songs "Brother, Can You A Spare A Dime?" and "Over The Rainbow" for the film classic "The Wizard of Oz" in 1939, for which he won an Academy Award. He also wrote the revue "Americana" (1932) and the Broadway musical, "Finian's Rainbow" (1947).


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 2 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6817310
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for E.Y. “Yip” Harburg (8 Apr 1898–5 Mar 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6817310, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.