Dorothy Fields

US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist. Born 15 July 1905. Died 28 March 1974
Dorothy Fields
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1905-07-15
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Dorothy Fields

Dorothy Fields Biography (Wikipedia)

Dorothy Fields (July 15, 1904 – March 28, 1974) was an American librettist and lyricist. She wrote over 400 songs for Broadway musicals and films. Her best-known pieces include "The Way You Look Tonight" (1936), "A Fine Romance" (1936), "On the Sunny Side of the Street" (1930), "Don't Blame Me" (1948), "Pick Yourself Up" (1936), "I'm in the Mood for Love" (1935) and "You Couldn't Be Cuter" (1938). Throughout her career, she collaborated with various influential figures in the American musical theater, including Jerome Kern, Cy Coleman, Irving Berlin, and Jimmy McHugh. Along with Ann Ronell, Dana Suesse, Bernice Petkere, and Kay Swift, she was one of the first successful Tin Pan Alley and Hollywood female songwriters.

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Fred Astaire
The Way You Look Tonight
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The Way You Look Tonight
Cy Coleman
Sweet Charity: Big Spender
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Sweet Charity: Big Spender
Barbara Cook
'It's Not Where You Start'
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'It's Not Where You Start'
Jimmy McHugh
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
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I Can't Give You Anything But Love
Jerome Kern
A Fine Romance (feat. Fred Astaire, Dorothy Fields & Ginger Rogers)
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A Fine Romance (feat. Fred Astaire, Dorothy Fields & Ginger Rogers)
Fred Astaire
Pick Yourself Up
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Pick Yourself Up
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