Known for New York, New York, Lonely Town, I Get Carried Away, and Just in Time. She wrote several classic musicals.
She studied drama at New York University.
She was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1980.
She married Steven Kyle in 1942. The couple had two children together.
She frequently collaborated with Adolph Green for 60 years. They wrote the classic musical Singin' in the Rain and collaborated with Jule Styne and Leonard Bernstein.