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By Gary Marmorstein

ISBN-10: 1416594256

ISBN-13: 9781416594253

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ISBN-13: 9781416594260

An unforgettable portrait of an exuberant but stricken artist who so enriched the yankee songbook

“Blue Moon, ” “Where or whilst, ” “The woman Is a Tramp,” “My humorous Valentine,” “Isn’t It Romantic?,” “My Romance,” “There’s a Small Hotel,” “Falling in Love with Love,” “Bewitched, troubled and Bewildered”—lyricist Lorenz Hart, including composer Richard Rodgers, wrote the most memorable songs ever created. greater than part a century after their collaboration ended, Rodgers & Hart songs are crucial to the repertoire of nightclub singers far and wide. A send with out a Sail is the tale of the complex guy who was once Lorenz Hart.

His lyrics spin with brilliance and class, but at their center is an unmistakable wistfulness. the beauty of “My Romance” and “Isn’t It Romantic?” is unsurpassed in American track, yet Hart’s lyrics may be cynical, humorous, ironic. He introduced a different wit and magnificence to renowned track.

Larry Hart and Richard Rodgers wrote nearly thirty Broadway musicals and dozens of songs for Hollywood motion pictures. a minimum of 4 in their musicals—On Your feet, Babes in fingers, the lads from Syracuse, and Pal Joey— became classics. yet regardless of their prodigious collaboration, Rodgers and Hart have been a strange couple. Rodgers used to be special, punctual, heterosexual, good-looking, and desirous to be authorized by way of Society. Hart used to be slightly 5 ft tall, alcoholic, gay, and more well-off in a bar or eating place than at any place else. afraid of solitude, he continuously threw the get together and collected the money. His lyrics are the entire extra notable because he by no means sustained a romantic courting, dwelling his whole existence together with his mom, who died simply months prior to he died at age forty-eight.

Gary Marmorstein’s revelatory biography comprises some of the lyrics that outline Hart’s legacy—those smart, touching stanzas that also circulation us or make us laugh.

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