Kleban, Edward

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Edward Kleban was born in New York City. He studied at the High School of Music and Art, and Columbia University, and worked as a record producer at Columbia Records before turning to writing lyrics full time. Kleban, who is best known as the lyricist for A Chorus Line, also wrote for television and films.

From the guide to the Edward Kleban papers, 1960-1986, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)

Edward Kleban, lyricist for the musical A CHORUS LINE, was born in New York City. He studied at the High Schoool of Music and Art and Columbia University, and worked as a record producer at Columbia Records before turning to writing lyrics full time. Kleban, who is best known as the lyricist for A CHORUS LINE, also wrote for television and films. He died in 1987.

From the guide to the Edward Kleban sound recordings, (The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.)

Edward Kleban, lyricist for the musical A Chorus Line, was born in New York City.

He studied at the High School of Music and Art and Columbia University, and worked as a record producer at Columbia Records before turning to writing lyrics full time. Kleban, who is best known as the lyricist for A CHORUS LINE, also wrote for television and films. He died in 1987.

From the description of Edward Kleban papers, 1960-1986. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122608425

Edward Kleban, lyricist for the musical A CHORUS Line, was born in New York City.

He studied at the High School of Music and Art and Columbia University, and worked as a record producer at Columbia Records before turning to writing lyrics full time. Kleban, who is best known as the lyricist for A CHORUS LINE, also wrote for television and films. He died in 1987.

From the description of Edward Kleban papers, music and sound recordings, 1960-1986. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122571542

Edward Kleban, lyricist for the musical A CHORUS LINE, was born in New York City.

He studied at the High Schoool of Music and Art and Columbia University, and worked as a record producer at Columbia Records before turning to writing lyrics full time. Kleban, who is best known as the lyricist for A CHORUS LINE, also wrote for television and films. He died in 1987.

From the description of Edward Kleban sound recording collection. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122465064

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creatorOf Kleban, Edward. Edward Kleban sound recording collection. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn New York Shakespeare Festival records. Series VI: Development Office, 1954-1989 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Hamlisch, Marvin. A chorus line / music by Marvin Hamlisch ; lyrics by Edward Kleban ; book by James Kirkwood and Nichols Dante, 2007. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Kleban, Edward. Edward Kleban papers, 1960-1986. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Edward Kleban sound recordings The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Theatre Aquarius Archives. A Chorus Line / book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante; lyrics by Edward Kleban; music by Marvin Hamlisch; directed by Peter Mandia, 1986 - house program. University of Guelph
creatorOf Kleban, Edward. A class act / music and lyrics by Edward Kleban ; book by Linda Kline and Lonny Price, 2001. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Theatre Aquarius Archives. A Chorus Line / music by Marvin Hamlisch ; book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante ; lyrics by Edward Kleban ; conceived and originally directed and choreographed by Michael Bennett ; technical drawings by Jonathan Porter, 1986. University of Guelph
creatorOf Hamlisch, Marvin. A chorus line / music by Marvin Hamlisch. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Kleban, Edward. Edward Kleban papers, music and sound recordings, 1960-1986. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Edward Kleban papers, 1960-1986 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Theatre Aquarius Archives (University of Guelph). A Chorus Line / book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, lyrics by Edward Kleban, music by Marin Hamlisch ; directed by Peter Mandia, 1987 - reviews and articles. University of Guelph
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associatedWith Arnold Schulman person
associatedWith Brooklyn College corporateBody
associatedWith CBS Records corporateBody
associatedWith Hamlisch, Marvin. person
associatedWith Kline, Linda. person
associatedWith Lopez, Priscilla, 1948- person
associatedWith Manhattan Theatre Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Marnay, Eddy person
associatedWith Marvin Hamlisch person
associatedWith Michael Bennett person
associatedWith New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Billy Rose Theatre Division. Theatre on Film and Tape Archive. corporateBody
associatedWith New York Shakespeare Festival corporateBody
associatedWith Papp, Joseph person
associatedWith Price, Lonny. person
associatedWith Rene Baughman person
associatedWith Shubert Theater corporateBody
associatedWith Theatre Aquarius Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Theatre Aquarius Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Theatre Aquarius Archives (University of Guelph) corporateBody
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New York (State)--New York
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Musicals
Musical theater
Lyricists
Popular music--Writing and publishing--Drama
Lyricists--Drama
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Lyricists
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Birth 1939-04-30

Death 1987-12-28

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