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Yip Harburg
Legendary Lyricist and Human Rights Activist
Harriet Hyman Alonso

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

• List of Illustrations
• Preface
• A Note to the Reader
• What’s in a Name?
• Early Years
• Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
• A Pause for Jay Gorney
• Yip’s Path to Show Business Success
• A Pause for Vernon Duke
• From Hollywood to Oz and Back
• A Pause for Harold Arlen
• Human Rights Activism Takes Center Stage
• A Pause for Agnes de Mille
• Yip’s Case Study of
Finian’s Rainbow
• A Pause for Burton Lane
• Anger, Frustration, and Persistence During the McCarthy Years
• A Pause for Friendship During Hard Times
• The New Old Yip
• Acknowledgements
• Appendix: Musicals, Films, and Songs
• Notes
• Bibliography
• Lyric Credits
• Index

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