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Also Known As: Marshall Louis Barer Died: August 25, 1998
Born: Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Long Island City, New York, USA Profession: lyricist, composer, author, illustrator, designer

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 Venice/Venice (1992) Mark (California)
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Raised in West Palm Beach, Florida
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Returned to New York as a teenager and worked as a commercial designer and illustrator for magazines such as Esquire, McCall's and Seventeen
1946:
Illustrated the Esquire Jazz Book of 1946
1951:
Began collaborating with Dean Fuller
1956:
With Fuller, wrote several songs for the Broadway revue "New Faces of 1956"
1957:
Contributed three songs and a sketch to the Ziegfeld Follies starring Beatrice Little
1959:
Was lyricist and book writer for "Once Upon a Mattress" along with Dean Fuller and Jay Thompson
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Wrote lyrics to "Here I Come to Save the Day", the theme song for the Mighty Mouse cartoon
1966:
Wrote five songs for the off-Broadway revue "The Mad Show" along with Mary Rodgers, the composer of "Once Upon A Mattress"
1966:
Was lyricist for the less successful Broadway production "Pousse-Cafe" featuring music by Duke Ellington
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Worked with composers such as Hoagy Carmichael, Burton Lane, Vernon Duke and Michael Feinstein
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Started singing his own songs in small clubs in Los Angeles and New York
1971:
Moved to Los Angeles and opened an art gallery
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Returned to songwriting after the cabaret acts of Michael Feinstein and Andrea Marcovicci revived his songs
1992:
Wrote along with David Colin Ross "Beyond Compare", a song for Henry Jaglom's film "Venice/Venice"; also appeared in the film with Ross
1996:
"Once Upon A Mattress" was revived on Broadway starring Sarah Jessica Parker
1996:
Teamed up with Michael Feinstein, writing the theme song for the television production of Ivana Trump's novel "For Love Alone" (CBS)
1998:
His lesser known musical "Happy Lot" was performed by Betty Garrett and Michael Feinstein at Theatre West in Hollywood
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sister:
Natalie Feingold. Survived him.

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