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

Nilo Cruz

Playwright, Librettist

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Wayne Doyle

Playwright, Librettist, Composer

Librettists

Shirley Graham Du Bois

Playwright, Composer, Librettist

Librettists

Herbert Fields

Librettist

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James-Allen Ford

Librettist, Composer, Lyricist

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Philip Glass

Composer, Librettist

Librettists

William Goldman

Playwright, Author, Librettist, Lyricist

Librettists

Luke Harlan

Librettist, Lyricist

Librettists

Jim Jacobs

Librettist, Composer, Lyricist

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Leoš Janáček

Librettist, Composer

Librettists

Karey Kirkpatrick

Playwright, Librettist, Composer, Lyricist

Librettists

Michael John Lachiusa

Librettist, Composer, Lyricist