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 E.Y. “Yip” Harburg

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E.Y. “Yip” Harburg

  • Birth 8 Apr 1898
  • Death 5 Mar 1981
  • Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
  • Memorial ID 6817310

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.