Edward Kleban

Born 30 April 1939. Died 28 December 1987
Edward Kleban
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1939-04-30
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Edward Kleban

Edward Kleban Biography (Wikipedia)

Edward “Ed” Kleban (April 30, 1939 – December 28, 1987) was an American musical theatre composer and lyricist.

Kleban was born in the Bronx, New York in 1939 and graduated from New York's High School of Music & Art and Columbia University, where he attended with future playwright Terrance McNally. Kleban is best known as lyricist of the Broadway hit A Chorus Line. He and composer Marvin Hamlisch won the 1976 Tony Award for Best Original Score, and he shared the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1976 with Hamlisch and three other contributors to the musical. The one-woman Phyllis Newman show, The Madwoman of Central Park West (1979), featured a few tunes with his lyrics. For several years he worked at Columbia Records, where he produced albums by performers as diverse as Igor Stravinsky and Percy Faith and the album for the Off-Broadway musical Now Is The Time For All Good Men. He was a teacher for many years at the BMI (Broadcast Music Incorporated) Musical Theater Workshop.

Kleban died of complications from throat cancer on December 28, 1987 at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York.

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Marvin Hamlisch/Edward Kleban, John Williams, Cleo Laine & John Dankworth
What I Did For Love
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What I Did For Love

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At The Ballet
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At The Ballet
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I Hope I Get It
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