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

Laurence "Larry" O'Keefe

Composer, Lyricist

Lyricist

Marion Adler

Lyricist

Lyricist

Arthur Freed

Lyricist

Lyricist

E.Y. "Yip" Harburg

Librettist, Lyricist

Lyricist

Sheldon Harnick

Librettist, Lyricist

Lyricist

Tom Kitt

Composer, Lyricist

Lyricist

Johnny Mercer

Composer, Lyricist

Lyricist

Carole Bayer Sager

Composer, Lyricist

Lyricist

Steven Sater

Playwright, Lyricist

Lyricist

Burt Shevelove

Playwright, Librettist, Lyricist

Lyricist

Michael Stewart

Playwright, Librettist, Lyricist

Lyricist

Lee Adams

Lyricist