Alan Jay Lerner

1918 - 1986

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Alan Jay Lerner (August 31, 1918 – June 14, 1986) was an American lyricist and librettist. In collaboration with Frederick Loewe, and later Burton Lane, he created some of the world's most popular and enduring works of musical theatre both for the stage and on film. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alan Jay Lerner has received more than 572,035 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Alan Jay Lerner is the 1,618th most popular musician (down from 1,452nd in 2019), the 8,155th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,966th in 2019) and the 684th most popular American Musician.

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  • 22

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  • 1.99

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  • 3.79

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Among musicians, Alan Jay Lerner ranks 1,618 out of 2,675Before him are Herman Li, Anthony Braxton, DJ Snake, Lionel Tertis, Johan Renck, and Peter Baltes. After him are The Game, Neil Innes, Liam Howlett, Tony MacAlpine, The Proclaimers, and Karin Dreijer.

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Among people born in 1918, Alan Jay Lerner ranks 225Before him are Johnnie Parsons, Professor Longhair, Dick Haymes, Don McNeill, Thelma Coyne Long, and Noor Hassanali. After him are Abraham Pais, Max de Terra, Anne Gwynne, Tony Rolt, Allan Arbus, and James Daly. Among people deceased in 1986, Alan Jay Lerner ranks 209Before him are Robert Alda, D. R. Kaprekar, Jackson Scholz, Adolf Brudes, Heather Angel, and Una Merkel. After him are Rukmini Devi Arundale, Albert Scherrer, Robert A. Lovett, Ella Baker, Leona Woods, and James Gentle.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alan Jay Lerner ranks 8,155 out of 15,968Before him are Natalie Talmadge (1896), Louis Abell (1884), Mary Harrison McKee (1858), Phyllis Smith (1951), Frederica von Stade (1945), and C. Thomas Howell (1966). After him are Kate Bruce (1860), Bud Luckey (1934), Brian Grazer (1951), Miranda Cosgrove (1993), The Game (1979), and Elyse Knox (1917).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Alan Jay Lerner ranks 684Before him are Juan Atkins (1962), Edwin Hawkins (1943), Neal Schon (1954), Slim Whitman (1923), Bobby Hutcherson (1941), and Anthony Braxton (1945). After him are The Game (1979), Tony MacAlpine (1960), Paul Motian (1931), Narada Michael Walden (1952), Benjamin Orr (1947), and Shannon Leto (1970).