Adolph Green

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Birthday
2, 1914
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 23, 2002 (87)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
2, 1914
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 23, 2002 (87)

About

Collaborated on New York, New York, Just in Time, Make Someone Happy, and I Get Carried Away with Betty Comden.

Before Fame

He was a runner on Wall Street after high school. He and Comden met while she was a drama student at New York University.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1980 and the American Theatre Hall of Fame in 1981.

Family Life

He married third wife Phyllis Newman in 1960. The couple had two children together, Adam and Amanda, who both became noted songwriters.

Associated With

He and Comden frequently collaborated with Leonard Bernstein early on, and together they wrote On the Town, the classic musical.

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