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NAME OCCUPATION SUMMARY BORN DIED  
Lee Adams Songwriter Bye Bye Birdie 14-Aug-1924 TBD ADD
Harold Adamson Songwriter Time on My Hands 10-Dec-1906 17-Aug-1980 DEAD
Richard Adler Songwriter Damn Yankees 03-Aug-1921 21-Jun-2012 DEAD
Milton Ager Songwriter Ain't She Sweet 06-Oct-1893 06-May-1979 DEAD
Harold Arlen Songwriter Wrote score to Wizard of Oz 15-Feb-1905 23-Apr-1986 DEAD
Nickolas Ashford Songwriter Half of Ashford and Simpson 04-May-1942 22-Aug-2011 DEAD
Howard Ashman Songwriter Beauty and the Beast 17-May-1950 14-Mar-1991 DEAD
Ernest Ball Songwriter When Irish Eyes Are Smiling 22-Jul-1878 03-May-1927 DEAD
Alan Bergman Songwriter You Don't Bring Me Flowers 11-Sep-1925 TBD ADD
Marilyn Bergman Songwriter The Way We Were 10-Nov-1929 TBD ADD
Otis Blackwell Songwriter Prolific R&B songwriter 16-Feb-1932 06-May-2002 DEAD
James A. Bland Songwriter Carry Me Back to Old Virginny 22-Oct-1854 05-Mar-1911 DEAD
Lew Brown Songwriter Beer Barrel Polka 10-Dec-1893 05-Feb-1958 DEAD
Nacio Herb Brown Songwriter Singin' in the Rain 22-Feb-1896 28-Sep-1964 DEAD
Boudleaux Bryant Songwriter Wake Up, Little Susie 13-Feb-1920 25-Jun-1987 DEAD
Felice Bryant Songwriter Wake Up, Little Susie 07-Aug-1925 22-Apr-2003 DEAD
Johnny Burke Songwriter Swinging on a Star 03-Oct-1908 25-Feb-1964 DEAD
Irving Caesar Songwriter Tea for Two 04-Jul-1895 17-Dec-1996 DEAD
Sammy Cahn Songwriter Three Coins in the Fountain 18-Jun-1913 15-Jan-1993 DEAD
J. J. Cale Songwriter Wrote Cocaine and After Midnight 05-Dec-1938 26-Jul-2013 DEAD
Hoagy Carmichael Songwriter Star Dust 22-Nov-1899 27-Dec-1981 DEAD
Betty Comden Songwriter Singin' in the Rain 03-May-1915 23-Nov-2006 DEAD
Con Conrad Songwriter The Continental 18-Jun-1891 28-Sep-1938 DEAD
J. Fred Coots Songwriter Santa Claus Is Coming to Town 02-May-1897 08-Apr-1985 DEAD
Hal David Songwriter Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head 25-May-1921 01-Sep-2012 DEAD
Mack David Songwriter La vie en rose 05-Jul-1912 30-Dec-1993 DEAD
Buddy DeSylva Songwriter DeSylva, Brown, and Henderson 27-Jan-1895 11-Jul-1950 DEAD
Charles Dibdin Songwriter The Comic Mirror 04-Mar-1745 25-Jul-1814 DEAD
Howard Dietz Songwriter MGM songwriter, publicity chief 08-Sep-1896 30-Jul-1983 DEAD
Kara DioGuardi Songwriter Former judge, American Idol 09-Dec-1970 TBD ADD
Walter Donaldson Songwriter Yes, Sir, That's My Baby 15-Feb-1893 15-Jul-1947 DEAD
Ervin Drake Songwriter It Was a Very Good Year 03-Apr-1919 15-Jan-2015 DEAD
Paul Dresser Songwriter My Gal Sal 21-Apr-1857 30-Jan-1906 DEAD
Al Dubin Songwriter Lullaby of Broadway 10-Jun-1891 11-Feb-1945 DEAD
Gus Edwards Songwriter By the Light of the Silvery Moon 18-Aug-1879 07-Nov-1945 DEAD
Dan Emmett Songwriter Dixie 29-Oct-1815 28-Jun-1904 DEAD
Scott English Songwriter 70's pop songwriter, Brandy 10-Jan-1943 TBD ADD
Ray Evans Songwriter Que Sera Sera 04-Feb-1915 15-Feb-2007 DEAD
Dorothy Fields Songwriter On the Sunny Side of the Street 15-Jul-1905 28-Mar-1974 DEAD
Fred Fisher Songwriter Dardanella 30-Sep-1875 14-Jan-1942 DEAD
Chet Forrest Songwriter Kismet 31-Jul-1915 10-Oct-1999 DEAD
David Foster Songwriter Songwriter, has won 14 Grammys 01-Nov-1949 TBD ADD
Stephen Collins Foster Songwriter My Old Kentucky Home 04-Jul-1826 13-Jan-1864 DEAD
George Gershwin Songwriter Rhapsody In Blue 26-Sep-1898 11-Jul-1937 DEAD
Ira Gershwin Songwriter They Can't Take That Away from Me 06-Dec-1896 17-Aug-1983 DEAD
Adolph Green Songwriter Singin' in the Rain 02-Dec-1914 23-Oct-2002 DEAD
Ellie Greenwich Songwriter Leader of the Pack 23-Oct-1940 26-Aug-2009 DEAD
Otto Harbach Songwriter Smoke Gets in Your Eyes 18-Aug-1873 24-Jan-1963 DEAD
E. Y. Harburg Songwriter The Wizard of Oz 08-Apr-1896 05-Mar-1981 DEAD
Charles K. Harris Songwriter After The Ball 01-May-1865 22-Dec-1930 DEAD
Lorenz Hart Songwriter Lyricist, Rodgers and Hart 02-May-1895 22-Nov-1943 DEAD
Ray Henderson Songwriter The Best Things in Life Are Free 01-Dec-1896 31-Dec-1970 DEAD
John Hill Hewitt Songwriter The Minstrels Return'd from the War 11-Jul-1801 07-Oct-1890 DEAD
Howard Johnson Songwriter We All Scream for Ice Cream 02-Jun-1887 01-May-1941 DEAD
Tom Jones Songwriter The Fantasticks 17-Feb-1928 TBD ADD
Gus Kahn Songwriter Ain't We Got Fun? 06-Nov-1886 08-Oct-1941 DEAD
Bert Kalmar Songwriter Who's Sorry Now? 10-Feb-1884 17-Sep-1947 DEAD
Jerry Leiber Songwriter Hitmaker for Elvis 25-Apr-1933 22-Aug-2011 DEAD
Carolyn Leigh Songwriter Young at Heart 21-Aug-1926 19-Nov-1983 DEAD
Barry Mann Songwriter Put the bomp in the bomp sha-bomp 09-Feb-1939 TBD ADD
Edward B. Marks Songwriter My Mother Was a Lady 28-Nov-1865 17-Dec-1945 DEAD
Jimmy McHugh Songwriter On the Sunny Side of the Street 10-Jul-1893 23-May-1969 DEAD
Johnny Mercer Songwriter Accentuate the Positive 18-Nov-1909 25-Jun-1976 DEAD
Bob Merrill Songwriter How Much Is That Doggie In The Window? 17-May-1921 17-Feb-1998 DEAD
Sergei V. Mikhalkov Songwriter Lyricist, Russian National Anthem 13-Mar-1913 27-Aug-2009 DEAD
Randy Newman Songwriter I Love L.A., Short People 28-Nov-1943 TBD ADD
Laura Nyro Songwriter New York songwriter 18-Oct-1947 08-Apr-1997 DEAD
Mitchell Parish Songwriter Volare 10-Jul-1900 31-Mar-1993 DEAD
Dan Penn Songwriter Soul songwriter, Dark End of the Street 16-Nov-1941 TBD ADD
Tim Rice Songwriter Collaborator with Andrew Lloyd Webber 10-Nov-1944 TBD ADD
Leo Robin Songwriter Thanks For The Memory 06-Apr-1900 29-Dec-1984 DEAD
George Frederick Root Songwriter The Battle Cry of Freedom 30-Aug-1825 06-Aug-1895 DEAD
Harry Ruby Songwriter Who's Sorry Now? 27-Jan-1895 23-Feb-1974 DEAD
Tom Scholz Songwriter Founder and songwriter behind Boston 10-Mar-1947 TBD ADD
Jean Schwartz Songwriter Chinatown, My Chinatown 04-Nov-1878 30-Nov-1956 DEAD
Joseph Scriven Songwriter What a Friend We Have in Jesus 10-Sep-1819 10-Aug-1886 DEAD
Richard M. Sherman Songwriter Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 12-Jun-1928 TBD ADD
Robert B. Sherman Songwriter Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 19-Dec-1925 05-Mar-2012 DEAD
Mike Stoller Songwriter Hitmaker for Elvis 13-Mar-1933 TBD ADD
Jule Styne Songwriter Three Coins in the Fountain 31-Dec-1905 20-Sep-1994 DEAD
Bernie Taupin Songwriter Elton John's lyricist 22-May-1950 TBD ADD
James Thornton Songwriter When You Were Sweet Sixteen 05-Dec-1861 27-Jul-1938 DEAD
Bobby Troup Songwriter (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66 18-Oct-1918 07-Feb-1999 DEAD
Egbert Van Alstyne Songwriter In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree 04-Mar-1882 09-Jul-1951 DEAD
Albert Von Tilzer Songwriter Take Me Out To The Ball Game 29-Mar-1878 01-Oct-1956 DEAD
Harry Von Tilzer Songwriter Just Like The Girl Who Married Dear Old Dad 08-Jul-1872 10-Jan-1946 DEAD
Ned Washington Songwriter When You Wish Upon a Star 15-Aug-1901 20-Dec-1976 DEAD
Roger Waters Songwriter Bassist for Pink Floyd 09-Sep-1943 TBD ADD
Jimmy Webb Songwriter Up, Up, and Away! 15-Aug-1946 TBD ADD
Paul Francis Webster Songwriter Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing 20-Dec-1907 22-Mar-1984 DEAD
Cynthia Weil Songwriter Half of songwriting duo Mann and Weil 18-Oct-1937 TBD ADD
Robert Wright Songwriter Kismet 25-Sep-1914 27-Jul-2005 DEAD
Jack Yellen Songwriter Happy Days Are Here Again 06-Jul-1892 17-Apr-1991 DEAD