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Alan Jay Lerner
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Born: August 31, 1918

Died: June 14, 1986 (aged 67)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Dramatist, lyricist, librettist

Bio: Alan Jay Lerner was an American lyricist and librettist. In collaboration with Frederick Loewe, he created some of the world's most popular and enduring works of musical theatre for both the stage and on film. He won three Tony Awards and three Academy Awards, among other honors.

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