Thursday, October 24, 2002

Thursday October 24, 2002

Filed under: General — m759 @ 11:59 PM

Green Music

From the online New York Times, Oct. 24, 2002:

Adolph Green, Broadway
Playwright, Dies at 87


Adolph Green, the playwright, performer and lyricist who in a six-decade collaboration with Betty Comden was co-author of such hit Broadway musicals as “On the Town,” “Wonderful Town” and “Bells Are Ringing” and the screenplays for “Singin’ in the Rain” and “The Band Wagon,” died today at his home in Manhattan. He was 87.

“On the Town” Opens in New York, 1944

Adolph Green, Betty Comden, Leonard Bernstein

In honor of Green, of the music of New York City, and of Mrs. Adolph Green, this site’s music is now a piano rendition by Doug McKenzie of “Some Other Time.” 

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