E. Y. Harburg
Family & Companions
Writer (Feature Film)
Producer (Feature Film)
Music (Feature Film)
Music (TV Mini-Series)
Debut as songwriter, wrote lyrics to songs by Jay Gorney; wrote for "The Ever Ready Radio Hour"
First song in a Broadway show, "Earl Carroll's Sketchbook"
Wrote first songs for features (with Gorney), "What I Wouldn't Do For That Man" for Helen Morgan in "Applause" and "It Can't Go On Like This" also for Morgan in "Road House Nights"
First hit song, "I'm Yours"
Wrote "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" with Gorney
Began collaborating with composer Harold Arlen; over the course of their collaboration, they would write 111 songs
First collaboration with composer Burton Lane
"Finian's Rainbow" opened on Broadway
Blacklisted while working on feature musical "Huckleberry Finn" with music by Lane
Returned to Broadway with "Flahooley"
Returned to features after being blacklisted; wrote lyrics to Arlen's music for animated feature "Gay Purr-ee"
Final Broadway show, "Darling of the Day"
Last stage musical "The Children's Crusade" opened at University of Vermont