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Lorenz Hart (1895–1943)

Lorenz Hart was born on May 2, 1895 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Reminiscence (2021) and In the Line of Fire (1993). He died on November 22, 1943 in New York City. See full bio »

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Known For

Reminiscence Soundtrack
In the Line of Fire Soundtrack
Grease Soundtrack


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 2021 CRAM
 2009 The Blue Moon Pull (Short) (lyrics: "Blue Moon")
 2007 A Life in Words and Music (Video short) (lyrics by)
 2005 Great Women Singers of the 20th Century: Chaka Khan (Video) (lyrics by: "My Funny Valentine")
 1996 John Alford: Blue Moon (Music Video)
 1991 The Boys from Syracuse (Video) (lyrics)
 1991 Moordterras (TV Movie) (lyrics: Isn't It Romantic?)
 1986 The Boys from Syracuse (TV Special) (lyrics by)
 1985 Frank Sinatra in Japan: Live at the Budokan Hall, Tokyo (TV Special) (lyricist: "The Lady is a Trump")
 1978 Song by Song (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- By Hart (1978) ... (lyrics)
 1962 Billy Rose's Jumbo (music and lyrics by)
 1957 Pal Joey (lyrics by: from the musical play)
 1955 Max Liebman Presents: Dearest Enemy (TV Movie) (lyrics by)
 1955 A Connecticut Yankee (TV Movie) (lyrics by)
 1941 They Met in Argentina (songs: lyrics by)
 1940 Too Many Girls (lyrics by)
 1940 The Boys from Syracuse (lyrics by)
 1939 On Your Toes (music and lyrics by)
 1937 Hollywood Party (Short) (original lyrics - uncredited)
 1935 Mississippi (lyrics by)
 1934 The Merry Widow (lyrics by)
 1934 Hollywood Party (music & lyrics by)
 1934 Evergreen (lyrics and music - as Larenz Hart)
 1933 Yours Sincerely (Short) (songwriter)
 1932 Love Me Tonight (lyrics by)
 1931 The Hot Heiress (music & lyrics by)
 1930 Heads Up (lyrics: songs)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Betsy. Musical comedy. Music by Richard Rodgers. Based on material by Irving Caesar and David Freedman. Lyrics by Lorenz Hart. Musical Director: Victor Baravalle. Featuring songs with lyrics by A. Segal. Choreographed by Sammy Lee. Directed by William Anthony McGuire. Production Supervised by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. New Amsterdam ... See more »

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2 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Larenz Hart | Larry Hart | Hart

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Personal Quote:

[from a letter to Ira Gershwin] It is a pleasure to live at a time when light amusement in this country is at last losing its brutally cretin aspect. Such delicacies as your jingles prove that songs can be both popular and intelligent.


Portrayed by Mickey Rooney in Words and Music (1948). See more »



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