Musical theatre lyricist who frequently collaborated with composer John Kander.
He graduated with a degree in English literature from New York University. He once held a job bronzing baby shoes.
He and Kander were responsible for the classic Broadway musicals Caberet and Chicago, the latter of which was initially not a hit.
He grew up with two sisters, one named Norma and the other named Estelle.
He and Kander frequently worked with Liza Minnelli and Chita Rivera.