Musical Theatre Lyricist Biographies

*List of musical theatre lyricists is in order of popularity with the StageAgent community.

Lyricists

What is a lyricist?

A lyricist is a person who writes the words for songs.

Lyricist

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Playwright, Composer, Lyricist

Lyricist

Tim Rice

Librettist, Lyricist

Lyricist

Cyndi Lauper

Composer, Lyricist

Lyricist

Alan Jay Lerner

Librettist, Lyricist

Lyricist

Noël Coward

Playwright, Composer, Lyricist, Author

Lyricist

Fred Ebb

Librettist, Lyricist

Lyricist

Howard Ashman

Playwright, Lyricist

Lyricist

Tim Minchin

Composer, Lyricist

Lyricist

Frank Loesser

Composer, Lyricist

Lyricist

Robert Lopez

Composer, Lyricist

Lyricist

Lynn Ahrens

Librettist, Lyricist

Lyricist

Lorenz Hart

Librettist, Lyricist