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

David Henry Hwang

Playwright, Librettist

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Warren Casey

Librettist, Composer, Lyricist

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Dorothy Fields

Librettist, Lyricist

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Julian Fellowes

Librettist

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Lisa Kron

Librettist, Lyricist

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E.Y. "Yip" Harburg

Librettist, Lyricist

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Sheldon Harnick

Librettist, Lyricist

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Thomas Meehan

Librettist

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John O'Farrell

Playwright, Librettist, Author

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Burt Shevelove

Playwright, Librettist, Lyricist

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Michael Stewart

Playwright, Librettist, Lyricist

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Scott Wentworth

Librettist