skip navigation
Lorenz Hart

Lorenz Hart

  • Jazz Singer, The (1953) September 02 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Two Tickets to Broadway (1951) September 03 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Ten Cents A Dance (1931) September 12 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Young Man With a Horn (1950) September 16 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Words And Music (1948) October 01 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Merry Widow, The (1934) October 01 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
Up
Down

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (1)



Also Known As: Died: November 22, 1943
Born: May 2, 1895 Cause of Death: complications from pneumonia
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Music ...
RATE AND COMMENT

MILESTONES

1908:
Made first stage appearances as actor at Weingart Institute, a summer camp in the Catskills
1911:
Earliest surving verse, a poem written in honor of his parents twenty-fith wedding anniversary
1912:
Made first visit to Europe
1916:
Wrote first lyrics for a show; adapted German songs into English for Gustave Amberg
1917:
Met Richard Rodgers (date approximate)
1919:
Contributed to first Columbia University varsity show
1919:
Collaborated with Arthur Schwartz; wrote camp songs
1919:
Wrote first song with Rodgers, "Any Old Place With You"; performed in Broadway show "A Lonely Romeo"
1920:
First professional show, "Poor Little Ritz Girl"; show opened in Boston but was substantially revised before it moved to Broadway; Rodgers and Hart's score was supplemented by works by Sigmund Romberg and Alex Gerber
1925:
With Rodgers, co-wrote score for the "Garrick Gaieties"; had first hit song "Manhattan"
1927:
Had big success with stage musical "A Connecticut Yankee"
1929:
Contributed four songs to the feature "Follow Thru" (1930); only one, "I'm Hard to Find", used in final film
1930:
First feature film adaptation of a Rodgers and Hart show, "Leathernecking" (based on "Present Arms")
:
Contracted to write scores for three films for First National; first film "The Hot Heiress" (1931) was box-office failure; contract subsequently cancelled by mutual consent
1932:
Hired by Paramount to score "Love Me Tonight", starring Maurice Chevalier and Jeanette MacDonald
1933:
Wrote songs for second Paramount feature, "The Phantom President", starring George M Cohan
1933:
Moved to United Artists to score "Hallelujah, I'm a Bum!"
1933:
Worked with Moss Hart on unproduced musical film "I Married an Angel"
1935:
Had Broadway success with score for Billy Rose's "Jumbo", starring Jimmy Durante
:
Had two hits on Broadway, "On Your Toes" and "Babes in Arms"
1938:
Stage version of "I Married an Angel" premiered
1938:
"The Boys From Syracuse" opened
1941:
Final feature score, "They Met in Argentina"
1943:
Last feature work, contributed song "The Girl I Love to Leave Behind" to "Stage Door Canteen"
1943:
Final collaboration with Rodgers, oversaw Broadway revival of "A Connecticut Yankee"; wrote new songs including "To Keep My Love Alive", which is believed to be their last completed collaboration

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute