Musical and Opera Librettist Biographies

*List of librettists is in order of popularity with the StageAgent community.

Librettists

What is a librettist?

A librettist is a person who writes the text of a work such as musical theatre or opera.

Librettists

Michael Bennett

Librettist, Composer, Lyricist

Librettists

W.S. Gilbert

Librettist, Lyricist

Librettists

Betty Comden

Playwright, Librettist, Lyricist

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Glen Hansard

Librettist, Lyricist

Librettists

William Finn

Librettist, Composer, Lyricist

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Eric Idle

Playwright, Librettist, Composer, Lyricist, Author

Librettists

Meredith Willson

Librettist, Composer, Lyricist

Librettists

Tony Kushner

Playwright, Librettist, Lyricist

Librettists

Terrence McNally

Playwright, Librettist

Librettists

Alain Boublil

Librettist, Lyricist

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Jerry Bock

Librettist, Composer, Lyricist

Librettists

Ken Ludwig

Playwright, Librettist