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

Leoš Janáček

Librettist, Composer

Librettists

Karey Kirkpatrick

Playwright, Librettist, Composer, Lyricist

Librettists

Michael John Lachiusa

Librettist, Composer, Lyricist

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John Logan

Librettist

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Gian Carlo Menotti

Librettist, Composer

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Willy Russell

Playwright, Librettist, Composer, Lyricist

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Alfred Uhry

Playwright, Librettist, Lyricist

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James Valcq

Librettist, Composer, Lyricist

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Dale Wasserman

Playwright, Librettist

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Doug Wright

Playwright, Librettist

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Giuseppe Adami

Librettist, Playwright

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Mark Adamo

Librettist, Composer