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

Philip Glass

Composer, Librettist

Librettists

Luke Harlan

Librettist, Lyricist

Librettists

Jim Jacobs

Librettist, Composer, Lyricist

Librettists

Leoš Janáček

Librettist, Composer

Librettists

Karey Kirkpatrick

Playwright, Librettist, Composer, Lyricist

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Michael John Lachiusa

Librettist, Composer, Lyricist

Librettists

John Logan

Librettist

Librettists

Gian Carlo Menotti

Librettist, Composer

Librettists

Willy Russell

Playwright, Librettist, Composer, Lyricist

Librettists

Alfred Uhry

Playwright, Librettist, Lyricist

Librettists

James Valcq

Librettist, Composer, Lyricist

Librettists

Dale Wasserman

Playwright, Librettist