Yip Harburg

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Birthday
8, 1896
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 5, 1981 (84)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
8, 1896
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 5, 1981 (84)

About

Lyricist known for Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?, April in Paris, It's Only a Paper Moon, and numerous other songs.

Before Fame

He graduated from City College.

Trivia

He, along with composer Harold Arlen, won an Academy Award for Best Music, Original Song for The Wizard of Oz in 1940.

Family Life

He was the son of Lewis Hochberg and Mary Ricing.

Associated With

He became close friends with Ira Gershwin.