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Also Known As: Died: October 24, 2010
Born: May 30, 1912 Cause of Death: complications from a fall
Birth Place: New York, New York, USA Profession: playwright, librettist

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Began career writing for radio
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Moved to TV as a writer on such programs as "Your Show of Shows", "Caesar's Hour" and "The Henry Morgan Show"
1955:
Debut as book writer, "Plain and Fancy", co-authored with Will Glickman
1959:
Wrote the libretto for the stage musical "Juno"
1964:
Enjoyed biggest commercial and critical hit with book for the stage musical "Fiddler on the Roof"
1968:
Penned stage adaptation of "Zorba"
1976:
Experienced flop with "So Long, 174th Street", a musical version of his own play "Enter Laughing"
1976:
Had another less than successful experience with "The Baker's Wife"
1978:
Wrote the stage musical adaptation of the popular cult movie "King of Hearts"; show was hit in Boston but failed on Broadway
1986:
Provided the book for the musical "Rags", about immigrants in turn-of-the-century Manhattan
1999:
Premiere of "Over and Over", a musical adaptation of "The Skin of Our Teeth"
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wife:
Elisa Loti. Psychotherapist, former actor.

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step-daughter:
Jenny Lyn Bader. Playwright, author. Born c. 1969.

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