Edgar Yipsel Harburg

Edgar Yipsel Harburg (April 8, 1896 – March 5, 1981), known as E.Y. Harburg or Yip Harburg, was an American popular song lyricist who worked with many well-known composers. He wrote the lyrics to the standards, "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?", "April in Paris", and "It's Only a Paper Moon", as well as all of the songs in The Wizard of Oz, including "Over the Rainbow".

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Broadway & Hollywood Legends - The Songwriters - E.Y. "Yip" Harburg & Sheldon HarnickA Musical Life in Concert - E.Y. 'Yip' Harburg [VHS]
Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Harold ArlenSomewhere Over the Rainbow