Hart, Lorenz Milton
The Lady Is a Tramp.Hart was noted for his witty, literate, but always expressive lyrics; his rhymes were distinctly original. He was the first popular-song lyricist to receive equal billing with the composer.
See D. Hart and R. Kimball, ed., The Complete Lyrics of Lorenz Hart (1986, rev. ed. 1995); biographies by F. Nolan (1994) and G. Mormorstein (2012).
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